And she had, at that instant, no thought of the long years he had neglected her for her brother. "It's about Preston," she said. "Preston!" The name came sharply from Eldon Parr's lips. "What about him? Speak, can't you?" "He died this evening," said Alison, simply.

"If I have spoken strongly, it is because I feel strongly," he said in a strange, thickened voice. "Hodder, how would you like to live in this house alone?" The rector looked down upon him with keen, comprehending eyes, and saw Eldon Parr as he only, of all men, had seen him.

What there was of him, long ago, has been killed and I killed it. He isn't anybody, now." She relapsed again into weeping. "And then it might not mean only poverty it might mean disgrace." "Disgrace!" the rector involuntarily took up the word. "There are some things he has done," she said in a low voice, "which he thought he was obliged to do which Eldon Parr made him do." "But Mr.

It is not fair to the clergymen to have it known he wrote them. Twiss's Eldon, iii. 286. Johnson, we may be sure, had no copy of any of his sermons. That none of them should be known but those he wrote for Taylor is strange. Croker maintains in a note on this passage. I believe he was speaking of his translation of Courayer's Life of Paul Sarpi. Ante, i. 135.

There are reports of the successes of the Turks near Varna, and of that place being in danger. The recruiting of the Turkish army goes on well. House of Lords. The Chancellor's Bill, which creates a new Chancery judge. Opposition from Lord Eldon, Lord Redesdale, and Lord Holland, all saying they wished to see the whole plan before they agree to a part.

But the exact stage of disillusionment she had reached in regard to Eldon Parr was unknown to him, and he feared that a further revelation might possibly sever the already precarious tie between father and daughter. He recounted, therefore, that Mr. Bentley had failed; and how he had before that given much of his estate away in charity, how he had been unable to keep his pew in St.

The election took place, and Mr. Wyndham and Mr. Long were chosen without any opposition. The Whig ministry, or, ironically speaking, "All the Talents," were discarded in the Spring of 1807. Lord Eldon took the seals of office, and, to the astonisbment of the whole nation, Mr.

It was a boy's room, hung with photographs of school and college crews and teams and groups of intimates, with deep window seats, and draped pennons of Harvard University over the fireplace. Eldon Parr turned to one of the groups on the will, the earliest taken at school.

The woman behind them whimpered . . . . The name was ringing like a knell in Hodder's head Eldon Parr! Coming, as it had, like a curse from the lips of this wretched, half-demented creature, it filled his soul with dismay. And the accusation had in it the profound ring of truth. He was Eldon Parr's minister, and it was Eldon Parr who stood between him and his opportunity. "Why do you speak of Mr.

The lord chancellor, Lord Eldon, had been seated on the woolsack from nearly the beginning of the century, and was the "keeper of the king's conscience" for twenty-five years, enjoying his great office for a longer period than any other lord chancellor in English history.