The love-life of Dr. Kane; containing the correspondence, and a history of the acquaintance…

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byElisha Kent Kane

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... XI. All this time Dr. Kane had talked with Mrs. Fox about sending Margaret to school during the years of his contemplated absence, and had at length obtained her consent to this cherished project. The only thing now necessary was to select the school. General Waddy Thompson wrote to recommend one; and a journey was projected to New Haven to enquire about schools in that classic locality; one there having been highly recommended by Bishop . The Doctor's plan of private schooling under the care of his aunt, seems not to have been at first approved by Mrs. Fox, perhaps because it would remove Margaret to a distance from all her friends. As soon as Dr. Kane was sufficiently recovered, he made arrangements for this journey. He wrote: [Dr. Kane to Mils Fox.] "Dear Mag :--I will have a carriage for you punctually between four and half-past four. Bring Kate with you, and do not disappoint your friend; for I will call for you in person. "Tell your mother that on Wednesday we will leave for New Haven; and do urge upon her the importance of hastening your school arrangements. I am deeply anxious to see you fixed finally before I leave; and my time, dear child, is fully occupied. "You know now how brotherly my feelings are, and how pleasant it would be to me--when floating in that Arctic waste--to feel that I had contributed to make your life useful and happy. "At present you have nothing to look forward to --nothing to hope for. Your life is one constant round of idle excitement. Can your mother--who is an excellent woman--look upon you, a girl of thirteen, as doomed all your life to live surrounded by such as now surround you--deprived of all the blessings of home, and love, and even self-respect? "Do hasten and go to school; study hard, and be a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... XI. All this time Dr. Kane had talked with Mrs. Fox about sending Margaret to school during the years of his c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217090257

ISBN - 13:9780217090254

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