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In the hard-won ending of The Bondman, for instance, a `reformed traditional hierarchy' is established - real slaves are not triumphant, but `contributions to the commonwealth from whatever initial station' are rewarded.
He demonstrates how Caine's attempt to reconcile realism with romance contributed to the enormous popularity of works such as The Bondman, and how this is linked to the advertising and distribution practices of the book's publisher, Cassell.
The twelve highest rates for |to' occurred in the following plays: The Four Prentices of London (Heywood) 173; The Travels of the Three English Brothers (Wilkins's share, Sample 1) 168; The Miseries of Enforced Marriage (Wilkins, Sample 3) 159; The Traitor (Shirley) 159; The Duke of Milan (Massinger) 156; The Travels of the Three English Brothers (Wilkins's share, Sample 2) 152; The Royal King and the Loyal Subject (Heywood) 152; The Silver Age (Heywood) 151; The Bondman (Massinger) 151; The Unnatural Combat (Massinger) 144; The Miseries of Enforced Marriage (Wilkins, Sample 2) 143; The Second Maiden's Tragedy (Middleton) 141.