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In which Mr Thornton expresses more than gratitude to 				Margaret

Greg Wise reads ‘North and South’by Elizabeth Gaskell

In which Mr Thornton expresses more than gratitude to Margaret. Set in the Victorian industrial town of Milton, North and South centres around Margaret Hale, a well-educated Southerner, and Mr Thornton, a harsh Northern mill owner whom she despises for treating his workers so harshly. One day she shields him from a stone thrown by a striking worker. This extract occurs the following day.

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