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Emily Dundorne; Or, the Effects of Early Impressions, by Mrs. Thomson (Paperback) Loot Price: R281
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Emily Dundorne; Or, the Effects of Early Impressions, by Mrs. Thomson (Paperback): Harriet Pigott

Emily Dundorne; Or, the Effects of Early Impressions, by Mrs. Thomson (Paperback)

Harriet Pigott

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER XXIII. IN this manner did the good Mr. Af- ton run on until Delme himfelf called on him, in order to go with him to the army agents to fettle the terms of the purchafe of the commiffion. " Now," faid Mr. Aflon to Delme, " was I fo filly as to allow you to complete this bargain, you would hang your- felf afterwards with the ribband of your firft fword knot." " Go tell the gentleman that you are a fimple whining lover, who do not de- ferve the regard of a lovely girl, and, therefore not fit to ferve his Majefty, wherewhere courage is, as it ever ought to be, the road to promotion." Delme ftood wrapped in wonder at Mr. Afton's converfatlon, who, after a little time fpent in reprobating the timidity of his friend, told him that Eli- eabeth had at length difcovered that he poflelfed a corner of the heart of Mifs Dundorne; and if fo, to obtain her fair hand might not be fo difficult as he imagined. From theloweft depth of defpair, thi trifling circumftance had the power to raife him to the higheft pinnacle of hope. The flighteft circumftance in the eyes of a lover are magnified into importance. Delme now confidered Mifs Afton as his guardian-angel. He fancied that thefe friends might have fpoken more on the the fubjeft than,Elizabeth would relate to him. The death of Lady Au- riol he thought a lucky eircumftance, as, before this accident took place, Emily was fo completely guarded by herfelf andand niece, that it was impoflible to approach her. He now longed for the moment when Emily fhould be at liberty to renew her vifits in South Audley Street, as he would then be free from the watchful Mifs Auriol, who, Elizabeth informed him intended fetting off for Berkfhire as foon as Sarah Moncrief fhould arrive. This young lady Delme knew was the counterpart o...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Harriet Pigott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-4733-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4590-4733-8
Barcode: 9781459047334

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