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His Three Wives; Or, the Bar-Sinister, a Mormon Study (Paperback) Loot Price: R387
Discovery Miles 3 870
His Three Wives; Or, the Bar-Sinister, a Mormon Study (Paperback): Jeannette H Walworth
His Three Wives; Or, the Bar-Sinister, a Mormon Study (Paperback): Jeannette H Walworth

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His Three Wives; Or, the Bar-Sinister, a Mormon Study (Paperback)

Jeannette H Walworth

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Loot Price R387 Discovery Miles 3 870

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... (You see I am being a little prolix, Ferd, but if I don't explain matters fully she won't, and they are liable to put wrong constructions on her conduct.) " Tell Anna I rely much on her common sense, and she must exert it fearlessly to prevent my foolish girl from carrying out any of her wild schemes of reformation." Ferd wrote the dictation conscientiously, wondering all the while at the power for self-deception that it evinced. By dint of obstinately taking one view of the matter Dr. Ambrose had reduced his daughter's wrongdoing and his own suffering to a minimum. " What do you think of it, Ferd? " he asked, after the letter had been read aloud to him. " I think you have tremendous will-power," said the younger man evasively, addressing an envelope. And this is the answer that came back with due regard to promptness: " My Dear Doctor Ambrose--Mrs. Quinby and I were very glad to hear from you and to know that there was even an indefinite prospect of our seeing you. We had anticipated your wishes by consulting our own happiness and robbing our neighbor of your daughter as soon as we heard of her being here. Mrs. Quinby, as you know, loves her like a sister, and no sooner heard of her being in the city than she sent me to insist on her becoming our guest. Sent me, I say, for I am sorry to say, that in spite of that fund of common sense with which you accredit her, she has imported all her narrow Eastern prejudices against the institutions of this country and refuses to have any thing to do with Mrs. Shaw, in spite of much kindness she has shown us, since she discovered that Bishop Shaw had other wives. So, Miss Ambrose is with us, Mrs. Shaw yielding gracefully in view of the old friendship and Anna's piteous pleading. She, Mrs. Shaw, is a woman...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Jeannette H Walworth
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-15712-3
Barcode: 9781154157123
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-15712-1

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