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"It (Zanoni) is a truth for those who can comprehend it, and an extravagance for those that can't".
"It (Zanoni) is a truth for those who can comprehend it, and an extravagance for those that can't".

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PGCC Collection: Zanoni, by Edward Bulwer LyttonWorld eBook Library PGCC CollectionBringing the world's eBook Collection Togetherhttp://www.WorldLibrary.netProject Gutenberg Consortia Center is a member of theWorld eBook Library Consortia, http://WorldLibrary.net __________________________________________________ LimitationsBy accessing this file you agree to all the Terms andConditions, as stated here.This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no costand with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copyit, give it away or re-use it under the terms of theProject Gutenberg License included with this eBook oronline at www.gutenberg.netHere are 3 of the more major items to consider:1. The eBooks on the PG sites are NOT 100% public domain,some of them are copyrighted and used by permissionand thus you may charge for redistribution only viadirect permission from the copyright holders.2. Project Gutenberg is a registered trademark [TM].For any other purpose than to redistribute eBookscontaining the entire Project Gutenberg file freeof charge and with the headers intact, permissionis required.3. The public domain status is per U.S. copyright law.This eBook is from the Project Gutenberg ConsortiumCenter of the United States.The mission of the Project Gutenberg Consortia Centeris to provide a similar framework for the collectionof eBook collections as does Project Gutenberg for
single eBooks, operating under the practices, andgeneral guidelines of Project Gutenberg.The major additional function of Project GutenbergConsortia Center is to manage the addition of largecollections of eBooks from other eBook creation andcollection centers around the world.The complete license details are online at:http://gutenberg.net/license__________________________________________________ Title: ZanoniAuthor: Edward Bulwer LyttonJune, 2001 [eBook #2664]ZANONIBYEDWARD BULWER LYTTON(PLATE: "Thou art good and fair," said Viola.
Drawn by P. Kauffmann, etched by Deblois.)DEDICATORY EPISTLEFirst prefixed to the Edition of 1845TOJOHN GIBSON, R.A., SCULPTOR.In looking round the wide and luminous circle of our great livingEnglishmen, to select one to whom I might fitly dedicate thiswork,--one who, in his life as in his genius, might illustratethe principle I have sought to convey; elevated by the idealwhich he exalts, and serenely dwelling in a glorious existencewith the images born of his imagination,--in looking round forsome such man, my thoughts rested upon you. Afar from ourturbulent cabals; from the ignoble jealousy and the sordid strifewhich degrade and acerbate the ambition of Genius,--in your RomanHome, you have lived amidst all that is loveliest and leastperishable in the past, and contributed with the noblest aims,and in the purest spirit, to the mighty heirlooms of the future.Your youth has been devoted to toil, that your manhood may beconsecrated to fame: a fame unsullied by one desire of gold.You have escaped the two worst perils that beset the artist in

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