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Old 05-23-2010, 03:46 PM   #1
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Henty, George Alfred: When London Burned. V1. 23 May 2010

George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871), The Young Buglers (1880), With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).

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We are accustomed to regard the Reign of Charles II. as one of the most inglorious periods of English History; but this was far from being the case. It is true that the extravagance and profligacy of the Court were carried to a point unknown before or since, forming,—by the indignation they excited among the people at large,—the main cause of the overthrow of the House of Stuart. But, on the other hand, the nation made extraordinary advances in commerce and wealth, while the valour of our sailors was as conspicuous under the Dukes of York and Albemarle, Prince Rupert and the Earl of Sandwich, as it had been under Blake himself, and their victories resulted in transferring the commercial as well as the naval supremacy of Holland to this country.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:09 AM   #2
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Thanks for adding yet another Henty to my collection, Crutledge. Much appreciated. Your ePub presentations of his books are perfect. It's often struck me that those fascinated in times gone by also reflect on times to come. I wonder if ol' GA ever dreamed that his work would be read in electronic ink on little machines. Best wishes. Neil
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