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Author: Ian Maclaren (Rev. John Watson)
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,072 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56
LoC Category: Z
Downloads: 772
mnybks.net#: 4675
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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llowed to blow, especially when charged with gas and rich in dust, yet he hates this conservatory, just as much as he loves its contents. His contentment is to have the flowers laid out in open beds, where he can pluck a blossom at will. As often as one sees the books behind doors, and most of all when the doors are locked, then he knows that the owner is not their lover, who keeps tryst with them in the evening hours when the work of the day is done, but their jailer, who has bought them in the market-place for gold, and holds them in this foreign place by force. It has seemed to me as if certain old friends looked out from their prison with appealing glance, and one has been tempted to break the glass and let, for instance, Elia go free. It would be like the emancipation of a slave. Elia was not, good luck for him, within this particular prison, and I was brought back from every temptation to break the laws of property by my chairman, who was still pursuing his catechism. "What," was question two, "do

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