The Loyalists, Volumes 1-3

An Historical Novel

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Author: Jane West
Published: 1812
Language: English
Wordcount: 149,779 / 444 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 294
Added to site: 2006.10.05
mnybks.net#: 14579
Origin: gutenberg.org
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with warranted originals.

It remains to say something of the conduct of this design. Public events will be stated with fidelity. Historical characters shall be but sparingly combined with feigned actions, but, where they, are, great care shall be taken that they be neither flattered, calumniated, nor overcharged; and, I believe, they may be found to have behaved in much the same manner to others, as I shall represent them to do to the imaginary persons whom I bring on the scene. The long space of years which this narrative embraces, is, I know, a great abatement of its interest. It is a fault which could not be avoided without falsifying chronology at a period familiar to every well-read person, or losing sight of the admonitory lesson which the tale was intended to convey.

I know that there is no small share of hardihood in my attempt: Bigotry, superstitious adherence to existing institutions, exclusive partiality to a sect, and pertinacious resistance to the increase of liberal information, ar

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