Stuart Of Dunleath (volume 1); A Story Of Modern Times

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byCaroline Sheridan Norton

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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. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... would make his regret more ridiculous," said Lady Margaret. " It was the inherited home of his family for centuries. I don't see why he should not be as fond of Dunleath, as my brother of Lanark's Lodge, and with as good reason." " I'll tell you what," said Godfrey, bluntly, " if Mr. Stuart was ill-looking and vulgar-- not that I admire him ; meagre, self-conceited fellow, with a step that's half a saunter and half a stride--you ladies would give him up." Lady Margaret coloured violently. " I do not think Mr. Stuart has any vanity," said she, " though he might stand excused if he had. I remember his mother; she was the most beautiful human being I ever saw, and he is very like her. But it is quite possible, as you say, that with such weak creatures as we women are, Mr. Stuart's good looks may not be without their influence. On the other hand, I do not see why any great grief or anxiety should not command one's sympathy, however misplaced we may think it. Objects we deem important are often trivial in the eyes of others ; even the placing of our affections frequently seems absurd, especially with those who have no natural indulgence." " Have I no natural indulgence, Lady Margaret ?" " Very little, either natural or acquired, 1 should think, Mr. Marsden," said she, with an arch smile. " You may be a good man; I believe you are a good man; I respect you. But you are not tender ; you are not pitiful; you always take a harsh, scornful, suspicious view of things." " I have quite as much indulgence, I think, as is consistent with strict justice." " But strict justice is not what we are to deal out to one another in this world. God tries us all with such very different temptations. Only look round you, and consider what happens every day. One man is so surfeited with pl...

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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. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... would make his regret more ridiculous," said Lady Margaret. " It was the inherited home of his family for centuries. I don't see why ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217056687

ISBN - 13:9780217056687

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