Ostentation And Liberality (volume 2)

Paperback | January 16, 2012

byArabella Argus

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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. 1821. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... self-command highly commendable. She had an invincible dislike to re-visiting the scene of their former felicity; and to'. Miss Colville had declared she never wished to see Mount Wilton again: but, no sooner did her sister decide in favour of this dreaded spot, than Marian yielded; and with a readiness that convinced Caroline their thoughts were in unison. The actual distinctness of their feelings at this moment was perfectly characteristic. Caroline thought she had a duty to perform; and to visit the tomb of her mother seemed indispensable: while Marian, who had attended the bed of sickness, and witnessed pangs that would yet recur to memory, would gladly have been spared the sight of a spot which would necessarily renew her grief. The value of that sacrifice she now made to fraternal love was duly commended: it is said duly commended; because, though amiable and deserving of praise, it is scarcely possible that a reflecting creature can contemplate an ac-: tion of this kind as extraordinary; kno'w ing, as every human being must, that life presents so many great occasions in which we are rnjoincd to "suffer, bear, and forbear," that, when we assent humbly to the lesser inconveniences, they are in truth no farther estimable, than as giving a promise that we shall not shrink from those greater trials by which it may please Divine Providence to prove us. About this time Lady Jane paid a farewel visit in Harley-street. She was going on a little tour which would occupy a month; after which they were to settle in the neighbourhood of Mount Wilton, as usual. Delighted to find her young friends were to return to their former abode, the most pleasing plans for their frequent meeting were arranged; Marian in all cases being the projector. Lady Jane entered into her view...

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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. 1821. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... self-command highly commendable. She had an invincible dislike to re-visiting the scene of their former felicity; and to'. Miss Colvi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217026680

ISBN - 13:9780217026680

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