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Langhton Priory, by Gabrielli (Paperback) Loot Price: R271 Discovery Miles 2 710
Langhton Priory, by Gabrielli (Paperback): Mary Meeke
Langhton Priory, by Gabrielli (Paperback): Mary Meeke

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Langhton Priory, by Gabrielli (Paperback)

Mary Meeke

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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. 1809 Excerpt: ...the flower of the family, and had acted very honourably, in not attempting to interfere in the education of the young Algernon and Rosalie, who ought never to be suffered to associate with Protestants of any degree; of course, not with their brother and cousins; since, admitting that the former did turn out well, he would doubtless be a staunch Protestant; and, if he bore any B 4 resemblance resemblance to his late father in point of disposition, he would indubitably hurt the morals of Algernon, were any intercourse suffered between them.; Lady William reluctantly assented to what she by no means approved of; but, to oppose the confessor with any hopes of success, she knew, would prove a vain attempt; she, therefore, suffered her children to be brought up in almost monastic seclusion, though she was well aware that this was not likely to enable ihem to appear with eclat, whenever they were released from thefr present state of bondage. Very different was the education bestowed upon their brother, as Lord Endermay had early resolved to spare neither pains nor expence upon the heir to his familyhonours and vast estate, as he was extremely anxious to prevent him from disr gracing the high rank which he was born to fill in society, which he thought his paternal grandfather had long done: he also wished him to avoid falling into his late father's father's errors; and this, he conceived, could only be done by paying the greatest attention to his' principles., morals, and early habits. He, therefore, engaged a very worthy clergyman to superintend his juvenile studies and to form his mind to an early love of virtue; since, without hoping or expecting that he would prove either a phoenix or a faultless monster, he wished him to be a good as well as a far shionable me...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Mary Meeke
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-16965-5
Barcode: 9781236169655
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-16965-4

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