Bygones worth remembering; 1

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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. V. I. Concerning bygones.--Personal incidents.--Other instances.--First steps in literature.--George Eliot and George Henry Lewes.--When Birmingham was a town.--The tenth of April, 1848, its incredibilities.--The Chartists of fiction.--The Old postillion.--Meeting breakers, list of those who paid for doing it.--Trouble with Her Majesty.--Unforseen qualities in public men.--The Cobden school.--Harriet Martineau, the deaf girl of Norwich. I.--Further incidents in her singular career. II.--The three Newmans.--Mazzini in England, incidents in his career.--Mazzini the conspirator.--Garibaldi, the soldier of liberty.--The story of the British legion, never before told.--John Stuart Mill, teacher of the people.--About Mr. Gladstone [con't]: V. 2. Conversations with Mr. Gladstone.--Herbert Spencer, the thinker.--Singular career of Mr. Disraeli.--Characteristics of Joseph Cowen.--The peril of scruples.--Taking sides.--Things which went as they would.--Story of the Lambeth palace grounds.--Social wonders across the water.-The Established church at sea.--Adventures in the street.--Limping thrift.--Mistrust of moderation.--Penal Christianity.--Two Sundays.--Byways of liberty.--Lawyers' license.--Diffuculty of knowing men.--Ideas for the young.--Experiences on the warpath.--Looking backwards
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