When the Great King, that mirror of a majesty where-of modern times have robbed the world, recoiled aghast from the threatened indignity of having to wait, he laid his finger with a true touch on a characteristic incident of the lot of common men, from which it was seemly that the state of God’s viceregents should be free.
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In this 1893 novel, a young poet, Dale Bannister, suddenly finds himself possessed of fame and fortune. He moves to the town of Denborough, where he acquires an enemy, Squire Delane, and an equally unwelcome acolyte, Dr. Roberts.