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The Village Notary

A Romance of Hungarian Life

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Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 180,516 / 446 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.1
LoC Category: PH
Downloads: 890
Added to site: 2011.01.02
mnybks.net#: 30048
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ich he was the advocate and the martyr. But the boy took a liking to his master, in spite of the harshness and coldness of the latter; and an event which at that time took place gave Pruzsinsky an opportunity of gaining a still stronger hold on his pupil's mind. Joseph Eötvös was sent to a public school just at the period when every liberal speaker in parliament denounced his family name, and when the country cursed it. The boys shunned young Joseph; the form on which he sat was deserted, and though he would fain have considered this circumstance as a mark of respect, paid to him as the only member of the aristocracy that his school could boast of, he was soon given to understand that there is some difference between honouring a peer and sending him to Coventry. His grandfather, too, on visiting the school, was received by the boys with unmistakeable signs of disrespect; and when young Eötvös demanded an explanation, he was told that his grandfather was a traitor. "And you, too, are a trai

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