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The Manxman - A Novel - 1895
Old Deemster Christian of Ballawhaine was a hard manhard on the outside, at all events. They called him Iron Christian, and people said, Don't turn that iron hand against you. Yet his character was stamped with nobleness as well as strength. He was not a man of icy nature, but he loved to gather icicles about him. There was fire enough underneath, at which he warmed his old heart when alone, but he liked the air to be congealed about his face. He was a man of a closed soul. One had to wrench open the dark chamber where he kept his feelings; but the man who had done that had uncovered his nakedness, and he cut him off for ever. That was how it happened with his son, the father of Philip. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25570
Author: Caine, Hall
Release Date: May 23, 2008
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