Dilemmas of Pride, (Vol 1 of 3)

Dilemmas of Pride, (Vol 1 of 3)

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Excerpt: ...society is constituted? What is to become, then, of five out of every six daughters, and all the younger sons in the world? What is to become of my hapless self, for instance?" "We must hope, my dear, that you may be fortunate, and meet with an heiress." "But consider, ma'am, how few heiresses there are. Parliament ought to make a new batch every session. It would, however, be of no use to me if they did," he added, despondingly, "for heiresses, of course, consider themselves entitled to marry, not only elder sons, but noblemen. I have often thought what is to become of me, if I should ever have the misfortune to fall in love." "You did, I think, fall half in love one evening in town," said Jane. Pg 148 "And, by-the-by," observed Lady Arden, "Lady Caroline Montague is an heiress." Alfred coloured, and rising, sauntered towards a window as he replied, "And, therefore, very unlikely to be allowed to cast away a thought on an unfor
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236708067
  • 9781236708069