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The Drakestone
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Excerpt from The Drakestone Among the commoner sort of folk, both of the town and the country, with whom my tale has to do, you will rarely find the word "belong" used as others use it; so that when it was said that the Yewdales had not originally "belonged to" the land you are to understand that what was meant was that the Yewdales had not originally owned it That later they did own it, and, as I believe, legally enough, was beyond dispute; yet there were the two meanings to the word, and of the two to take it literally was the better. And since these Yewdales, who did not belong to the land either in appearance or nature, are better worth talking about than the Drakes, who did (of whom I am one), I will set down here in the beginning the most that can be said for these latter, and so have done with it. By inherent right of Intake, part at least of the land should have remained Drakes' land, for the first John Drake - to begin somewhere, though he may have been the tenth of his line for all anybody now knows - had taken it from the barren moor. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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