De Clifford; Or, The Constant Man, By The Author Of 'tremaine'.

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byRobert Plumer Ward

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... beaute, naissance, la fleur de Tage et de la sante; que de titres pour avoir tous les ridicules!" I own, I thought this a bitter sarcasm, and could not believe a word of it. I accused Fothergill, in my own mind, of prejudice, perhaps of envy, at any rate of petty tyranny. Never would I believe that Hastings, who had so exclusively loved me at school, and introduced me to his aristocratic father and angelicsister, as almost an equal, could be proud, much less ridiculous. My looks spoke my feelings; and Fothergill, seeing my emotion, good-naturedly, to change the conversation, said he would give me some tea at his rooms; an honour which, offered to a freshman and undergraduate, by a tutor,and Master of Arts, I could not decline. CHAPTER VIII. EFFECTS OF OXFORD SOCIETY AND MANNERS ON FOLJAMBE HASTINGS. Spoke like a tall fellow that respects his reputation. Shakspeare.--Rich. III. Notwithstanding my tutor's kindness, and my sense of his condescension, being such an academical grandee in comparison with myself, I felt a sort of sullenness at the tea-table,of which 1 afterwards was ashamed. I was jealous for myself, and, though sufficiently indignant, jealous for Hastings too. For my own sake, I would not believe that he had slighted me, and for his, I would not believe that he could do so. I recollected, vividly and fondly, all the elegant superiorities of Foljambe Park, particularly those of what I called its young mistress; and I was angry with my kind, though shrewd and observing adviser, for the advice and opinions he had given. I had heard of college pedants, and rusty tutors, and could not "help, in my wisdom and my justice, ranking him as one of them. I then, for the first time, observed that his clothes were ill made, and not over well brushed; his ban...

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... beaute, naissance, la fleur de Tage et de la sante; que de titres pour avoir tous les ridicules!" I own, I thought this a bitt...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217815391

ISBN - 13:9780217815390

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