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Illustrations of Political Economy (Volume 17, No. 2); Demerara. a Tale (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Illustrations of Political Economy (Volume 17, No. 2); Demerara. a Tale (Paperback): Harriet Martineau
Illustrations of Political Economy (Volume 17, No. 2); Demerara. a Tale (Paperback): Harriet Martineau

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Harriet Martineau

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Mr. Brown smirked, said something about reviving breezes, native elasticity, natural grace, and the hand of art, and bowed her out with an emphatic screech of his instrument, just at the moment that she was declaring him very kind. The remainder of-the lesson was passed in silence by the higher powers, as nurse could not bring herself to speak of the subject uppermost in her thoughts. DEGREESher poor son, --to a French woman, whom, as being French, she considered as in some sort, concerned in his murder. CHAPTER V. HATE AND HAND-BILLS. When Mademoiselle returned to her own drawing-room, she found her brother ther DEGREES-- an unexpected visitor at this time of day, when he was usually engaged in his counting-house. He was standing at the window, with his eyes fixed upon a newspaper, which he might or might not be reading, so completely was his attitude one of meditation. "I have waited for you," he said; "I wished to see you before I went out again. Are you ready to go back to France?" "To France Is there to be a war?" "Only that war which wars of arms bring on, --war against classes and individuals, arising out of national jealousy. No, thank God the slaughter of tens of thousands is at an end; and what matters the ruin of one insignificant Frenchman?" "Ruin Are they going to ruin you?" asked his sister, her eyes flashing. "No anger, my dear," said M. Gaubion. "Judge not these English people by the example of our happier countrymen. They have been trained for centuries to suspicions like this;"-- (handing the newspaper to his sister, and pointing out a paragraph.) "I was aware of this training, and I ought not to have come. It is for the Frenchmen of two centuries hence to be the brethren of Englishmen." "But you can disprove this charge," urged Mademoiselle; "or, ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Harriet Martineau
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-27942-9
Barcode: 9781154279429
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-27942-1

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