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ette. "These are names which the world has trembled at, and which are now like to be such as those before the flood, barbarous to those who are building up a new order of things, and known merely as a barren catalogue of names.
Yet, if you live, remember Edward, the King, here; remember the Black Prince; remember the days and heroes of Elizabeth; remember the poetry and the romance of the old world."
"Ay, father; and I'll remember the great name of him who taught you to print, and of Wickliffe, the reformer, and of the man who gave you the steam engine."
Paulette smiled and sighed; he felt that his own ideas of things heroic were as much contrasted with those of Charles as their notions of the beautiful.
But he thought not to stem the stream.
"See here," he said, pointing to some new monuments which, like the old, were cracked by fire; "there were many brave and good actions done, and one of those who did best was laid here.
He was a clergyman — his name, Host; and d
t, and threatened a speedy fall.
There was here and there a spire rising perfect over the ruins; there were remains of Whitehall, strong though blackened, seen over a long view of prostrate streets; and in the distance beyond, fragments of Westminster Abbey showed themselves in the sunlight, though defaced and crumbled as if the frame had been too ancient to resist the fire.
Guided by these landmarks, Paulette traced out the plan of the city, and by degrees recognized where the great streets ch brave, good men in the old world, father?"
"Ay, that there were," said Paulette, "many a glorious one; some known and some unknown, who did things which made one know one's self — a glorious and immortal creature.
See, there, that ruined Abbey — there lay the ashes of brave and good; these are their crumbled monuments-- 'that fane where fame is a spectral resident.' Alas, there is no fame, no name left!"
Paulette and Charles went down among the ruins of the Abbey, and there, amids