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Palace School, 

The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

Christine Alexander

where ‘Little King and Queens’ and Governors supervise the education of the young nobility in the *Islanders' Play. The school is in a magnificent Corinthian palace that towers over the silent grandeur of Vision Island. It has a subterranean dungeon where rebellious children and ‘wicked cockneys’ are tortured and kept in cells. To control the unjust discipline of ... ...

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