A Collection of Select Novels

A Collection of Select Novels

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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. 1728 edition. Excerpt: ...must' withdraw. I told her, at four Days End sI must began, and follow your good Council, charming Eflafdmia (for that was her Name) or I must instantly know, if I have any Room in your Heart; and if' I can flatter myselF to enjoyit at last. l-speak somewhat _frank_ly to you (said I, aflring her Pardon) but 'tis whatfl am impatient to know, whether am te be the most happy, ' or the most_(c) unhappy of' 'all, Men? ' Thesspolitic Eflefazzia (who was well plead, I assure mysels, to see herself im orturfd) feigssd, however, to be surpriid at what had said to her; she began to blush', and seem'd troubrd a little while, as if she knew not _wha't to ansrvetme-z she spoke, however, of' a Suddain._ Since 'you would have me explain myfilF (she said (to me) I am very willing to do it; and I shall s 'ealt 'toyou naturally, as ssiknow you havejno esign-to cheat me; neither than I cheat you, as you may jud e, by my Simplicity, and my Freedom: rlf I shoul 'tell 'you I am a Saint, I should lye (said she, with' a down Look) I have had Gallurtries', and have still; but they are Gallanrries that never, hitherto, did me any injury; so that I may go any where with a hold Face: Thcre's nothing in this World but the Manner oi doing Things m get a bad Reputation: As a) the rest, Persons of' our Sex, arc-all alilge; at 177 prudent than others, there's all The Deceitficl Marriage. but some are more the a Difference. After this Prospect I have made you, that you may not blame yoursels, nor me: I must tell you, have inherited nothing, from Father nor Mother, nor any Kindred, and yet-I have in my House to the V ue of three or four thousand Crowns; you shall e the Furniture is good and well chosen, on which one may borrow to-Night, or.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123693251X
  • 9781236932518