The Writings Of George Eliot (volume 23)

Paperback | January 4, 2012

byGeorge Eliot

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V Md'albebt and his charge left Geneva towards the middle of March, and as the railway was not yet opened all the way to France, they had to cross the Jura in sledges, and suffered terribly from the cold. They joined the railway at Tonnerre, and came through Paris, arriving in England on the 23d of March. After a day in London, Miss Evans went straight to her friends at Rosehill, where she stayed for a few days before going on to Griff. It will have been seen that she had set her hopes high on the delights of home-coming, and with her too sensitive, impressionable nature, it is not difficult to understand, without attributing blame to any one, that she was pretty sure to be laying up disappointment for herself. All who have had the experience of returning from a bright sunny climate to England in March will recognize in the next letters the actual presence of the east wind, the leaden sky, the gritty dust, and le spleen. No; I am not in England -- I am only nearer the beings Letter to I love best. I try to forget all geography, and that I have HenneuTM placed myself irretrievably out of reach of nature's JJJ^f bgm brightest glories and beauties to shiver in a wintry flat. Koeehm. I am unspeakably grateful to find these dear creatures looking well and happy, in spite of worldly cares, but your dear face and voice are wanting to me. But I must IN ENGLAND AGAIN [rosehill Letter to wait with patience, and perhaps by the time I havefin Miu Sara . l i . . ? . an H.nn.u, ished my visits to my relations, you will be ready to come M«r°h, from toRosehill again. I want you to scold me, and make me RoMhilL good. I am idle and naughty -- onne peut plus -- sink- ing into heathenish ignorance and woman's frivolity. Remember, you are one of my guardia...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V Md'albebt and his charge left Geneva towards the middle of March, and as the railway was not yet opened all the way to France, they had to cross...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217899072

ISBN - 13:9780217899079

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