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Two Tales Volume 1-39; No. 57 (Paperback) Loot Price: R472
Discovery Miles 4 720
Two Tales Volume 1-39; No. 57 (Paperback): Anonymous

Two Tales Volume 1-39; No. 57 (Paperback)


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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...Harry of a hero. It's very well to say that it gets to be merely mechanical and that no one on the stage thinks anything about it, but all the same a kiss is a kiss and a hug is a hug, and, if I were Charles Gordon, I shouldn't be able to sit still and see it go on. No, Fred, going on the stage and giving up such a position and such delightful surroundings as Margaret Padelford gives up, strikes me the more I think of it, not only as peculiar, but slightly demented. The long and short of it, in my opinion, is, that as soon as their baby is born they will settle down like everybody else. I know that you and Mrs. Sloane and a great many other very wise people will think such sentiments on my part stupid and prosaic, and I have tried' to see the error of my views; but it's no use. I do pity poor Mr. Padelford from the bottom of my sou." " And yet, my dear, he seems decidedly proud of her already. And even you admitted that Orlando was very good looking. It's an experiment, of course," I added, judicially; " and it isn't safe to prophesy in advance what the exact outcome will be; but think, on the other hand, by way of counterbalancing your utilitarian arguments, what a11 interesting life hers will be. She will escape from the rut of small domestic household cares, which I have heard you so often say eat the soul out of a woman. N o everlasting round of calls to be returned by her, year in and year out; no retinue of servants, no butchers, no plumbers to harass her sensibilities. She will be out in the open and free from the crushing yoke of conventionalities which hem the most of us in like prison walls. Triumphs such as that she enjoyed to-night must be sweet even to a woman born...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 454
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-07484-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-07484-8
Barcode: 9781230074849

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