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Sir Tom

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Author: Mrs Oliphant
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 171,445 / 473 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 456
Added to site: 2009.12.17
mnybks.net#: 26045
Origin: gutenberg.org

"Has the charm of style, the literary quality and flavour that never fails to please." --Saturday Review

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od-humoured man he was, it is possible that he might have objected to the interruption thus made in his speech, which was altogether lost in the tumult of delight which followed his son's appearance. But as a matter of fact he was as much delighted as any one, and proud as man could be of his pretty little wife and his splendid boy. He took "the little beggar," as he called him, in his arms, and kissed the mother again, soothing and laughing at her in the tender, kindly, fatherly way which had won Lucy.

"It is you who have got the seat," he said; "I vote that you go and sit in it, Lady Randolph. You are a born legislator, and your son is a favourite of the public, whereas I am only an old fogey."

"Oh, Tom!" Lucy said, lifting her simple eyes to his with a mist of happiness in them. She was accustomed to his nonsense. She never said anything more than "Oh, Tom!" and indeed it was not very long since she had given up the title and ceased to say "Oh, Sir Tom!" which seemed somehow to come more natu

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