This item is
Publicly Available
and licensed under:
Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)

 Files for this item

 Download all local files for this item (1.26 MB)

Icon
Name
3109.epub
Size
131.01 KB
Format
Unknown
Description
Version of the work for e-book readers in the EPUB format
 Download file
Icon
Name
3109.html
Size
246.96 KB
Format
HTML
Description
Version of the work for web browsers
 Download file  Preview
 File Preview  
Icon
Name
3109.mobi
Size
474.76 KB
Format
Unknown
Description
Version of the work for e-book readers in the Mobipocket format
 Download file
Icon
Name
3109.txt
Size
208.65 KB
Format
Text file
Description
Version of the work in plain text with all tags and formatting information removed
 Download file  Preview
 File Preview  
Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell [Part I] It is a great thing for a lad when he is first turned into the independence of lodgings. I do not think I ever was so satisfied and proud in my life as when, at seventeen, I sate down in a little three-cornered room above a pastry-cook's shop in the county town of Eltham. My father had left me that afternoon, after delivering himself of a few plain precepts, strongly expressed, for my guidance in the new course of life on which I was entering. I was to be a clerk under the engineer who had undertaken to make the little branch line from Eltham to Hornby. My father had got me this situation, which was in a position rather above his own in life; or perhaps I should say, above the station in which he was born and bred; for he was raising himself every year in men's consideration and respect. He was a mechanic by trade, but he had some inventive genius, and a great deal of perseverance, and had devised several valuable improvements in railway mac . . .
Icon
Name
3109.xml
Size
226.02 KB
Format
XML
Description
Version of the work in the original source TEI XML file
 Download file