Memoirs of miss C.E. Cary written by herself

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byCatherine E. Cary

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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. 1825. Excerpt: ... door inhabitant, who begged of me if I were annoyed, to knock at the wall and I should be attended to. I did not like to resort to such an alternative, with regard to Mr. S particularly as he told me Colonel O was a married man, and had a family. I had known a Sir Charles O, a colleague of Sir Richard Musgrave's; and concluding Colonel O to be a brother, I did not wait till the next day for his introduction; but I wrote to the Colonel, stating, that notwithstanding the repeated solicitations of Mr. S, I had deferred permitting his call, yet now I should be glad to see him. The Colonel wrote, which note is now in the possession of a lady. As soon as I could find an opportunity I coniided to the Colonel, that my attentions to Mr. S arose from fear of his conduct in my unprotected state; and therefore, now that I had seen Colonel O, the father of a family, I considered myself safe. I presented the Colonel with a letter to Mr. S, unsealed, which the Colonel read in his room, and caused it to be delivered, which was a refusal to see him any more, adding, that my own safety led me to listen to his offers of marriage, and, although I had refused to see him, he, by force, kept up the acquaintance, by publicly calling on me; but as soon as he apprehended that the Colonel was likely to suspect him, he took flight. This was at the time when Lord Palmerston and all my friends refused me a single shilling, yet, I thought, there are characters who talk of virtue,, how little do they regard the reality! I often thought so, but then I proved it. I was in the horrors of a prison, without a penny. Vice in every shape and character surrounded me. The Colonel seemed an exception, and talked as such, and evinced unequalled civility, and seeming rectitude tawords me, while my ...

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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. 1825. Excerpt: ... door inhabitant, who begged of me if I were annoyed, to knock at the wall and I should be attended to. I did not like to resor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217020070

ISBN - 13:9780217020077

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