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An Eye for an Eye

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Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,961 / 201 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,869
Added to site: 2005.10.07
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od by all who came near the Earl that no one was to mention her within his hearing. He was thankful that no heir had come from that most horrid union. The woman was never mentioned to him again, nor need she trouble us further in the telling of our chronicle.

But when Lord Neville died, it was necessary that the old man should think of his new heir. Alas; in that family, though there was much that was good and noble, there had ever been intestine feuds,--causes of quarrel in which each party would be sure that he was right. They were a people who thought much of the church, who were good to the poor, who strove to be noble;--but they could not forgive injuries. They could not forgive even when there were no injuries. The present Earl had quarrelled with his brother in early life;--and had therefore quarrelled with all that had belonged to the brother. The brother was now gone, leaving two sons behind him,--two young Nevilles, Fred and Jack, of whom Fred, the eldest, was now the heir. It was at last settled

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