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BENJAMIN HARRIS and His Wife Patience. 2

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By H. K. Chapter II. Chepe. To those who have experience in human nature, it will not be a marvel to learn that within a twelvemonth from the evening recorded in the last chapter, Benjamin Harris, the young protesting printer, … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN HARRIS and His Wife Patience. 3

By H. K.  — CHAPTER III. THE NEW WORLD, AND BACK AGAIN TO OLD GRACECHURCH STREET FOR GOOD. Benjamin Harris and his wife Patience crossed the Atlantic, beyond which Scotch Covenanters and French Huguenots were fain to wander. They reached … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN HARRIS and His WIFE PATIENCE. 1

By H. K. CHAPTER I. THE MERCERS’ GARDENS. Somewhere about the close of the reign of King Charles the Second, on a fine night in summer, there was a pretty sprinkling of company in the Mercers’ Gardens. London had been … Continue reading

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A Good Fight 9

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CHAPTER XVII. Gerard and Margaret went gaily to Sevenbergen in the first flush of recovered liberty, and successful adventure. But these soon yielded to sadder thoughts. Neither of them attached any importance to the abstraction of the sheepskins: but Gerard … Continue reading

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How I Became a Hero. 2

   By G. P. PART II. THE CHANGE.   Thursday came, and I stood at the entrance gate to bid my new friends welcome to Beaumont. At the first sound of my voice Leslie Barrington uttered my name; and “How … Continue reading

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How I Became a Hero 1.

Every one was gone or going to the sea-side, or to the north of Devon, or to the Malvern Hills; that is, every one not already gone, or determined to go, to the Rhine or to Germany, or to the … Continue reading

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One Night on the Stage 2

 CHAPTER III. TRIBULATION. Mrs. Neville (that was Maude Percy’s real name) retired to rest very late that night; she was so tired, so exhausted, she could scarcely call forth courage to undress, yet when she was in bed she could … Continue reading

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