The Cabinet of Literary Gems (Classic Reprint)

The Cabinet of Literary Gems (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Cabinet of Literary Gems Had this woman been of sense enough to see through the hollowness of such flattery, she might with some reason have avenged the insult, either by a proud contempt of the flatterer, or an entire abandonment of his society but, such was her love of praise, combined with her strength of passion, that, while she courted the one with the most inviting and approving smiles, she wielded the other with a fury strangely proportioned to her success. In fact, the more he flattered the greater abuse she 'poured on him, till his life became a burden, and he resolved at all hazards to change her temper or his own condition. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 458g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243322658
  • 9780243322657