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Everley [By Miss Cornish]. (Paperback) Loot Price: R547 Discovery Miles 5 470
Everley [By Miss Cornish]. (Paperback): Cornish
Everley [By Miss Cornish]. (Paperback): Cornish

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. "Oh ask not, hope not thou too much Of sympathy below I Few are the hearts whence one same touch Bids the sweet fountains flow--Few, and by still conflicting powers Forbidden here to meet: Such ties would make this life of ours Too fair for aught so fleet.' Mrs. Hemans. Mbs. Falconeb was even graver and more reserved than Evelyn's fears had anticipated, and every time she spoke Evelyn dreaded to hear a lecture on the events of the preceding evening. "When breakfast was nearly over, without any allusion having been made, she hoped it would pass quietly away, and be forgotten, and she was beginning to breathe freely again, when the muchdreaded reproof came, and from lips that it had never entered her head to expect it from. "My dear Evelyn," said her father, laying aside his newspaper, and placing his hand gravely upon her shoulder, " You said a great deal that was very foolish last night. I mean with regard to young Mills; what could make you defend a young man in his station of life, from the just criticisms passed upon him by a gentleman like Mr. Lyttleton?" "Do you wish me really to tell you my reasons, papa?" "Of course. Evelyn." "Then in the first place I didn't think Mr. Lyttleton's criticisms just ones, and next, I didn't like to hear a person attacked who had not the power of defending himself." "In what way did you think him unjust?" "Why, papa," said Evelyn, and the colour flew to her face, " I shouldn't at all wonder if Mr. Mills were a truer gentleman at heart, than even Mr. Lyttleton himself. I don't think he would have passed the remarks upon Mr. Lyttleton that Mr. Lyttleton did upon him, if they had changed positions; and although he has not the same assurance of manner and self-satisfied bearing, that most of the fashionable gen...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Cornish
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 150
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-87204-4
Barcode: 9781150872044
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-87204-7

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