It Is Never Too Late to Mend
by Charles Reade
This attempt at a solid fiction is, with their permission, dedicated
to the President, Fellows, and demies of St. Mary Magdalen College.
Oxford, by a grateful son of that ancient, learned, and most
GEORGE FIELDING cultivated a small farm in Berkshire.
This position is not so enviable as it was. Years ago, the farmers of
England, had they been as intelligent as other traders, could have
purchased the English soil by means of the huge percentage it offered
But now, I grieve to say, a farmer must be as sharp as his neighbors,