Mightier than the Sword (The Clifton Chronicles, 5)
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The motto appears in the school room illustration on page 168 of the first edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Like the other entries in this series this story is an episodic adventure following a large cast of diverse characters and their political, romantic and financial machinations.
Surprisingly, his enemy fell to the ground with intense pain in his heart after being insulted by the speaker. Archer weaves together stories of all these people into this wonderful piece, bringing it all together in a court room battle and leaving it there at an inconclusive end.
Plotting to bring down the Cliftons and Barringtons, Fisher continues to work with Lady Virginia Fenwick and a new member of the trifecta to dismantle the family, one member at a time. Giles, his brother-in-law, a minister of the Crown, faces his own problems when a diplomatic disaster risks his bid for higher office.
The story in The Clifton Chronicles is told within a short timeframe in the 1960s, but across a wide panorama of conflicting ideologies. They continued their snail-like progress past the swimming pool, the deck tennis court, and the sun loungers, neatly laid out in readiness for the sleeping guests to appear later that morning. In the nick of time, the bomb that threatened the maiden voyage of MV Buckingham is taken care of all that remains is making sure there is no panic and the bomb is kept secret.While Emma is putting all her efforts into saving the future of the business Lady Virginia Fenwick is planning and scheming her downfall.