Madalina Demolines

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The hold of a child upon the father is so much stronger than that of the father on the child! Our eyes are set in our face, and are always turned forward. The glances that we cast back are but occasional.

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Hardlines, Sir Gregory.

The chief clerk in the Weights and Measures Office, where his proposals for a system of examinations for Civil Service secured for him the position of Chief Commissioner of the Board of Civil Service Examination.

Trollope never lost an opportunity to ridicule these examinations, which he remembered as a bugbear of his youth. 'The character is admitted by Trollope to he patterned after Sir Charles Trevelyan.

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