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Cooper's Novels Volume 6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R547 Discovery Miles 5 470
Cooper's Novels Volume 6 (Paperback): Jane Margaret Strickland, James Fenimore Cooper
Cooper's Novels Volume 6 (Paperback): Jane Margaret Strickland, James Fenimore Cooper

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Cooper's Novels Volume 6 (Paperback)

Jane Margaret Strickland, James Fenimore Cooper

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... of demerit towards God but towards men--will soon become accustomed to familiarity with a standard below his just pretensions, and will end perhaps in being the thing he dreaded. Such has been the consequence of Christine's knowledge of her birth, for, to her meek spirit, there is an appearance of generosity, in overlooking this grand defect, and it has too well prepared her mind to endow the youth with a hundred more of the qualities that are. absolutely necessary to her esteem, but which I fear exist only in her own warm fancy." "This is touching on the most difficult branch of human knowledge," returned Adelheid, smiling sweetly on the agitated brother; "a just appreciation of ourselves. If there is danger of setting too low a value on our merits, there is also some danger of setting too high; though I perfectly comprehend the difference you would make between vulgar vanity, and that self-respect which is certainly in some degree necessary to success. But one, like her thon hast described, would scarce yield her affections without good reason to think them well bestowed." "Adelheid, thou, who hast never felt the world's contempt, cannot understand how winning respect and esteem can be made to those who pine beneath its weight My sister hath so long accustomed herself to think meanly of her hopes, that the appearance of liberality and justice in this youth would have been sufficient of itself to soften her feelings in his favor. I cannot say I think--for Christine will soon be his wife--but will say, I fear that the simple fact of his choosing one that the world persecutes has given him a value in her eyes he might not otherwise have possessed." "Thou dost not appear to approve of thy sister's choice?" "I know the details of the...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Jane Margaret Strickland • James Fenimore Cooper
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 150
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56430-4
Barcode: 9780217564304
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-56430-5

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