Phaethon

Phaethon

by Charles Kingsley

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"[...] "Yes; and I have had far less fear for Americans since I read that book; for it showed me that there was right healthy power, artistic as well as intellectual, among them, even now-ready, when their present borrowed peacocks' feathers have fallen off, to come forth and prove that the Yankee Eagle is a right gallant bird, if he will but trust to his own natural plumage."
"And they have a few statesmen also."
"But they are curt, plain-spoken, practical-in everything antipodal to the knot of hapless men, who, unable from some defect or morbidity to help on the real movement of their nation, are fain to get their bread with tongue and pen, by retailing to 'silly women,' 'ever learning and never[...]".

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ISBN-13: 9781483926667
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 03/21/2013
Pages: 68
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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