Title: The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere Author: José Rizal Translator: Charles Derbyshire Release Date: June 17, 2007 [EBook #6737] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE SOCIAL CANCER ***
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The Social Cancer
A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere from the Spanish of
Philippine Education Company
New York: World Book Company
THE NOVELS OF JOSÉ RIZAL
Translated from Spanish into English
BY CHARLES DERBYSHIRE
THE SOCIAL CANCER (NOLI ME TANGERE)
THE REIGN OF GREED (EL FILIBUSTERISMO)
Copyright, 1912, by Philippine Education Company.
Entered at Stationers’ Hall.
Registrado en las Islas Filipinas.
All rights reserved.[v]
“We travel rapidly in these historical sketches. The reader flies in his express train in a few minutes through a couple of centuries. The centuries pass more slowly to those to whom the years are doled out day by day. Institutions grow