Letters From Mrs. Palmerstone To Her Daughter; Inculcating Morality By Entertaining Narratives

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1810. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... been done. He has all the necessary documents, and he will remit you the interest of seven hundred pounds. Your first establishment at school being fortunately defrayed by money in my. hands, nothing of that in Mr. D 's was expended beyond the charges occasioned by your illness, and your subsequent demands.' I thanked him with real gratitude, for intelligence so welcome and unexpected. My friends were 'not less surprised than myself at this account of my wealth. Mr. D 's letter on the subject was satisfactory, and contained the most polite and friendly assurances of attention to my little fortune. "Mrs. Ward received me with a pleasure which she took no pains to conceal. 'I know not,' said she, * how it happens, but I feel, my dear Mary, as if you had escaped a danger. I do not like this Mr. Brown: I bless God you have done with him and .his silly wife. I suspect that neither the one nor the other possesses a grain of generosity. When Mr. Brown called upon me to know the the terms of my school, he informed me of the dreadful event which had clouded your prospects in life. He mentioned, without any reference to the little provision which now appears, your forlorn situation, objected to thirty pounds a year, and proposed you as a half-boarder. 'Did you know, sir,' asked I, * the unfortunate father of this young lady ?'--* Oh, yes,' replied he: 'we were many years intimate when young men. Poor Courtney did not forget me: his consignments were very considerable indeed! 1 have lost a good correspondent by his death.'--' Has the poor young lady no relations in this conntry?' asked I.-- 'No,' answered he: ' she had an uncle; but he settled at Hamburg, and is, I believe, dead; for I have not heard of him for several years: and as to her mother, she was an orphan, and Co...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1810. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... been done. He has all the necessary documents, and he will remit you the interest of seven hundred pounds. Your first establishment a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217862721

ISBN - 13:9780217862721

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