Consuelo, Vol. 4 of 4

Consuelo, Vol. 4 of 4 : Translated from the French (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Consuelo, Vol. 4 of 4: Translated From the French But soon the enthusiastic clamor of the public had stifled these little insinuations, and Wilhelmina, who prided herself on being a good judge, a learned pupil of Porpora and a generous being, had not dared to carry on this underhand war against the most brilliant pupil of the maestro and the idol of society. She had joined her voice to those of the true dilettanti to extol Consuelo, and if she had still depreciated her a little because of the pride and ambition which she had shown in not placing her voice at the disposition of my lady the ambassadress, it was only in a whisper, and in the ears of a chosen few, that my lady the ambassadress allowed herself to blame her for it. Now, when she saw Consuelo coming to her in her modest toilet of the old days, and when Porpora pre sented her officially, as he had never done before, Wilhelmina, vain and frivolous as she was, forgave everything, and assumed a role of generous dignity. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243321430
  • 9780243321438