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The History of Sir Charles Grandison Volume 6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R466 Discovery Miles 4 660
The History of Sir Charles Grandison Volume 6 (Paperback): Samuel Richardson
The History of Sir Charles Grandison Volume 6 (Paperback): Samuel Richardson

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Samuel Richardson

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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. 1762 Excerpt: ...Becaufe I knew not how (It, was fhocking to my nature) to repulfe a Lady, fhe took my pity for encouragement. Pity from a Lady of a man, is noble--The declaration of pity from a man for a woman, may be thought a vanity bordering upon infult. Of fuch a nature is not mine--She has fome noble qualities--From my heart, for her character's fake, I pity Olivia; and the more, for that violence of temper which fhe never was taught to reftrain. If, madam, you have any fcruples on her account, own them: I will for I hoxieftly tank remove them.. OSir O Sir None None --Not the leafr, on that unhappy Lady's account--Let me fay, proceeded he, that Olivia reveres you, and wifhes you (I hope cordially, for fheis afraid ftill of your fifter-excellence) to be mine. Give me leave to boaft (It is my boaft), that tho' I have had pain from individuals of your Sex, I can look back on my paft life, and blefs God thar I never, from childhood to manhood, Wilfully gave pain either to the MoTherly or Sisterly heart (a); nor from manhood to the prefent hour, to any other woman. O Sir Sir --What is it you call pain, if at this inftant(and I faid it with tears) that which your goodnefs makes me feel, is not fo?--The dear, the excellent Clementina What a perverfenefs is in her fate l She, and ht, onfy, could have defcrved you He bent his knee, to the greatly-honoured Harriet i--I acknowledge with tranfpcrt, faid he, the joy you give me by your magnanimity; fuch a more than fifterly magnanimity to that of Clementina. How nobly do you authorize my regard (or her --In j--, madaiT, fhall I have all her excellencies, without the abatements which muft have been allowed, had fhe beea mine, from confiderations of Religion and Country. Believe me, madam, that my Love of her, if I kno...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Samuel Richardson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-94834-3
Barcode: 9781235948343
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-94834-X

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