Belinda

Belinda

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Mrs. Stanhope, a well-bred woman, accomplished in that branch of knowledge which is called the art of rising in the world, had, with but a small fortune, contrived to live in the highest company. She prided herself upon having established half a dozen nieces most happily, that is to say, upon having married them to men of fortunes far superior to their own. One niece still remained unmarried-Belinda Portman, of whom she was determined to get rid with all convenient expedition. Belinda was handsome, graceful, sprightly, and highly accomplished; her aunt had endeavoured to teach her that a young lady's chief business is to please in society, that all her charms and accomplishments should be invariably subservient to one grand object-the establishing herself in the world:show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 8.89mm | 467.2g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507778287
  • 9781507778289

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