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The Bishop's Apron

A study in the origins of a great family

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,888 / 320 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.1
Downloads: 40,929
Added to site: 2014.12.04
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<p>âÄúI think this is hardly a matter upon which you should exercise your humour, my dear,âÄù retorted the Canon, with a twinkle in his eye.</p>

<p>âÄúWell, I hope you will accept no bishopric until youâÄôve made quite sure that the golf-links are beyond reproach,âÄù said Lord Spratte.</p>

<p>âÄúIâÄôll tell Lord Stonehenge that an eighteen-hole course is a <i>sine qua non</i> of my elevation to the Episcopacy,âÄù retorted the Canon, ironically.</p>

<p>Between Lord Spratte and his sister on the one hand and Theodore on the other, was an unceasing duel, in which the parson fought for the respect due to his place and dignity, while the others were determined to suffer no nonsense. They attacked his pretension with flouting and battered his pomposity with ridicule. To any

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