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The Loves of a Lawyer, His Quandary, and How It Came Out (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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The Loves of a Lawyer, His Quandary, and How It Came Out (Paperback): Andrew Shuman

The Loves of a Lawyer, His Quandary, and How It Came Out (Paperback)

Andrew Shuman

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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. 1875. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. FRIENDSHIP, LOVE AND JEALOUSY. 'AM," said my old friend and chum, Joe Startling, meeting me on the street several days after the events already narrated, "how about that trio of lovely young damsels you told me about the other day? Have you made a choice between them yet?" "No, no: and I am troubled almost to death about them. The struggle is as terrible as ever, and I am as undecided as ever. I have just had a pleasant talk with Mrs. Wilkins, my motherly landlady, and she thinks me a fool." "I don't know but she is right, Sam," he said, laughing; "a man who doesn't know his own mind, and can't decide what his own tastes and preferences are, is not far from being a fool." "But, Joe," I said, warming up at this impeachment of my manhood, "you acknowledged to me the other day that if it was your case you wouldn't know how to decide. True, you advised Laura as the best woman for an honest lawyer's wife, but how do you know that either of the other two wouldn't be just as good a wife for an honest lawyer? Both are fine ladies, possessed of every quality that a good man would desire in a good woman." "Nonsense, man " he exclaimed, seriously, "if you have a mind of your own--if you have power of judgment--you can, if you really know what love is, decide this matter, and the sooner you do it the better. I know you well enough to know that if you permit a matter of this kind to trouble you, it will monopolize your best thoughts, and be a serious obstacle in the way of your professional success, which, at your time of life, is everything. Decide at once, and let that be the end--that is, if you are sure the one of your choice loves you, and that you love her. There, now, bachelor as I am, you have my views plainly, and honestly, too, I assure you." I sa...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Andrew Shuman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-71755-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-71755-X
Barcode: 9781151717559

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