Chesterfield's Art of Letter-Writing Simplified; ... to Which Is Appended the Complete Rules of Etiquette and the Usages of Society ...

Chesterfield's Art of Letter-Writing Simplified; ... to Which Is Appended the Complete Rules of Etiquette and the Usages of Society ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...grant me the power of And 1 have received such power, for he is (so he says and so he seems) very happy. If you anew how well he looks, how gay! This is because 1 take so much care of him; then he does not dare take so little care of himself as before; and then he works no more u the night; he has weaned himself of this; and so he thinks and writes (he acknowledges himself) more freely and powerfully than before. Then I am very careful not to inter-upt or disturb him when he is in his studies, writing or reading. Oh! when I would jut get a glimpse of him (he is so beautiful, Beata), I steal in gently and play him a little trick l place a flower upon his book, kiss his brow, or do some such zhiug, and go quietly back again, and when I turn round to shut the door, I always get a glance from his eyes that follows me as though it were stolen." " Long has my spirit struggled, but in vain, against a. threat ened dissolution. The hope that I might yet be yours, that our fairy visions of bliss might be realized, has sometimes given a new and momentary impulse to the lugging current in my veins; but I feel that my heart is broken--nature will no longer perform her ofiice--I um sinking daily and hourly into the grave. Charles, my beloved! when these lines shall meet your sight, this yet ' warm mass' will be ' a kneaded clod '-the hand that now writes will be cold forever! Oh, Charles-nv adored husband! look u'l"'B.1'(IS to the throne of Bliss worthy the love of my makmg llllll happy.' pf'. uh mistakes will be avoidec, especially in writing to strangers W" llld without any flourishes, as they tend not m any way ti 1." add to the harmony of your letter. We have seen signa l"l...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767187
  • 9781236767189