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George Borrow in East Anglia

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Author: William A. Dutt
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,835 / 61 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.2
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 414
Added to site: 2009.01.22
mnybks.net#: 23208
Genre: Biography
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its ability to send forth into the world sons who would do honour to her record and old foundations and traditions. From that old school they have gone out into every walk of life, carrying with them over land and sea, into court and pulpit, to bench and bar, hallowed memories of days spent within its walls. Not ten years before Borrow's name was entered on its roll, its most brilliant star had set at Trafalgar, where Nelson found amidst the hailing death that poured upon the decks of the battered Victory the passport to immortal fame and glory.

CHAPTER III

: THE LAWYER'S CLERK

When, at the end of his fifteenth year, George Borrow completed his term of study at the Norwich Grammar School, his parents had considerable difficulty in determining upon a profession for their erratic son. In the solution of this problem he, himself, could help them but little towards a satisfactory conclusion. His strange disposition and t

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