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MALLOCK W.
In an enchanted island
page 140

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A BROTHER'S LOVE 137 the scientific altruists and Mr. Herbert Spencer would suppose, were consumed with the far more homely and human feeling of mortification ; and one of them, Geoffrey, exclaimed in words, which one feels must be authentic, ' If my brother Guy has become a king he is perfectly certain to end by becoming God.' Whilst I was listening to stories of this kind, which made me forget the rough though rapid move-ment of the carriage, dusk had insensibly descended on the wide Cyprian plains, and the figures of our attendants on mules were like ghosts upon either side of us. Suddenly I saw the moonlight fall upon masonry, and we were entering Nicosia through the gloom of the Famagosta Gate.

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