Felix Holt, the Radical (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, Nov 26, 2017 - 898 pages
Excerpt from Felix Holt, the Radical
Five-and-thirty years ago the glory had not yet departed from the old coach-roads: the great roadside inns were' still brilliant with well-polished tankards, the smiling glances of pretty barmaids, and therepartees of jocose ostlers the mail still announced itself by the merry notes of-the horn; the hedge-cutter or the rick-thatcher 'might still know the exact hour by the unfailing yet otherwise meteoric apparition of the pea-green Tally-ho or the yellow Independent; andel de'rly gentlemen in pony-chaises, quartering nervously to make way for the rolling swinging swiftness, had-not ceased tore mark that times were finely changed since they used to see the pack-horses and hear' the tinkling of. Their bells' on this very highway.
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