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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...with an unimpassioned indifference, ready to receive one woman as soon as another. I looked upon love, serious sober love, as a chimera, and marriage as a thing of course, as you Miss Sterling proceeds from the violence y attachment to another. Love. Another! So, so! here will be fine work. And pray who is she? Sir J. Who is she! who can she be but Fanny--the tender, amiable, engaging Fanny? Love. Fanny! What Fanny? Sir J. Fanny Sterling. Her sister--Is not she an angel, Lovewell? Love. Her sister? Confusion!--You must not think of it, sir John. Sir J. Not think of it? I can think of nothing else. Nay, tell rac, Lovewell, was it possible for me to be indulged in a perpetual intercourse with two such objets as Fanny and her sister, and not find my heart led by insensible attraction towards her?--You seem confounded--Why don't you answer me? Love. Indeed, sir John, this event gives me infinite concern. Why did not you break this affair to the family before? Sir J. Under such embarrassed circumstances as I have been, can you wonder at my irresolution or perplexity? Nothing but des fiair, the fear of losing my dear Fanny, couM iring mc to a declaration even now; and yet I think I know Mr. Sterling so well, that strange as my proposal may appear, if I can make it advantageous to him as a money transaction, as I am sure I can, he will certainly come into it. Love. But even suppose he should, which I very much doubt, 1 don't think Fanny herself would listen to your addresses. Sir J. You arc deceived a little in that particular. Love. You'll find I'm Sir J. I have some otherwise. Love. You have not to her already? Sir J. Yes, I have. Love. Indeed!--And--andshe receive it? Sir J. I think it is not very easy for me to make my addresses to any woman, ...
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  • Paperback | 830 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 42mm | 1,451g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236625293
  • 9781236625298