In Connection with the de Willoughby Claim

In Connection with the de Willoughby Claim

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"[...]to your side of the street, and I will keep to mine." It was true that he had his eyes open and had more wit and feeling than they gave him credit for. No one understood him, not even his mother, who had deplored him from the first hour of his overweighted babyhood, when she had given him over to the care of his negro nurse in despair. In the midst of a large family occupied with all the small gaieties attendant upon popularity and social distinction in a provincial town, he lived a lonely life, and one not without its pathetic side if it had been so looked upon. But even he himself had never regarded the matter from a sentimental point of view. He endeavoured to resign himself to his fate and meet it philosophically.[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 467.2g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507676549
  • 9781507676547

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