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Freehold Land Societies

Their History, Present Position, and Claims

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Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,572 / 35 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 447
Added to site: 2010.06.15
mnybks.net#: 28147
Genre: History
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thout even "little Latin and less Greek"--an unassuming plain working man, in spite of all this, so fascinating is his unadorned eloquence that no one can listen to him without admiring his earnestness and moral worth--without feeling that England has no worthier son than the originator of the Freehold Land Movement--without feeling that time alone can tell what he has done for the political, and social, and moral emancipation of her toiling race. We may also add here that Mr. Taylor has been at times a contributor to the press as well as a platform orator--that he has been twice married--that he resides at Temperance Cottage, Birmingham, in the enjoyment of a domestic felicity which we trust will attend him to a green old age. It may be said of Taylor what has been said of many infinitely less useful men, that--

"He is a man, take him for all in all, We ne'er shall look upon his like again."

This feeling has become common wherever Mr. Taylor has been known. From far and near have reached him te

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