Blue-Stocking Hall, (Vol 1 of 3)
"[...]connected with her immediate duties to admit of her being often with us; but what she, under different circumstances, might have been, Mr. Otway has been; and what can we ever do sufficiently to prove our gratitude, as well as our affection? During his illness, which continued for three months, we shared, not only the task of nursing him with unremitting assiduity, but endeavoured to supply his place by undertaking the labours which, for a series of years, he has imposed upon himself. We took care of his schools, we visited his sick poor, we distributed his benefactions, became his deputies on the roads and in the fields; and resolved that, on his return to his gardens and plantations, he should find all things meeting him with that pleasant welcome which even the inanimate world is enabled to testify, when the hand of diligent affection has taught every shrub and flower to glow with its own emotions!-I know nothing more touching than[...]."
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.11mm | 235.87g
- 22 May 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations