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The Life of George Borrow

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 111,211 / 357 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 244
Added to site: 2012.01.30 31257

g about him. I will tell youâÄîhisâÄîskin when he flung off his clothesâÄîand he had a particular knack in doing soâÄîhis skin, when he bared his mighty chest and back for combat; and when he fought he stood, so if I remember rightâÄîhis skin, I say, was brown and dusky as that of a toad. Oh me! I wish my elder son was here!âÄù

Concerning the career of BorrowâÄôs father there seem to be no documents other than one contained in Lavengro, yet no Life of Borrow can possibly be complete that does not draw boldly upon the sonâÄôs priceless tributes. And so we come now to the last scene in the career of the elder BorrowâÄîhis death-bedâÄîwhich is also the last page of the first volume of Lavengro. George BorrowâÄôs brother has arrived from abroad. The little house in Willow Lane, Norwich, containe



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