Extracts from Fiction

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Extracts from Literature

By the Toss of a Coin

The Master and his brother Henry must decide which of them goes to fight for Bonnie Prince Charlie.

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Practice Makes Perfect

Making friends is, like playing music, not just a matter of natural talent.

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In Good Company

Anne Elliot resents being expected to court the society of anyone simply because of social status.

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With the Compliments of Mr Collins

There is an art to making one’s compliments seem artless.

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‘Nothing clears up one’s ideas like explaining them’

Muddle-headed inventor Professor Cavor needs to think aloud, and for reasons of his own Mr Bedford is anxious to listen.

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The Peculiar Customs of Lilliput

The people of Lilliput are strangely small, but their ideas are bizarre in a big way.