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Horse-Shoe Robinson

A Tale of the Tory Ascendency

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Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 222,731 / 634 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 43.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 447
Added to site: 2010.08.21
mnybks.net#: 28760
Origin: gutenberg.org
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for our story-telling craft to lay hands upon it. But this objection, ever since the fiftieth anniversary, has been nullified by common consent,--that being deemed the fair poetical limit which converts tradition into truth, and takes away all right of contradiction from a surviving actor in the scene. The pension roll is manifestly growing thinner, and the widows--married young after the peace--make a decided majority on the list. These are the second-hand retailers of the marvels of the war; and it is observed that, like wine which has descended to the heir, the events have lost none of their flavor or value by the transmission. This is all so much clear gain to our fraternity; and it is obvious, therefore, that we must thrive.

My reader will perceive that I have been scrupulous to preserve the utmost historical accuracy in my narrative: and I hope, when he has finished the perusal, that he may find reason to award me the commendation of having afforded him some pleasure, by the sketch I have attempt

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