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"[...]the gout had seized her head; and casting on Emmeline a look which seemed to express all she felt at leaving her thus desolate and friendless, her venerable friend, after a short struggle, breathed her last. What should Emmeline now do? In this distress (the first she had ever known) how should she act? She saw, in the lifeless corpse before her, the person on whom she had, from her first recollection, been accustomed to rely; who had provided for all her wants, and prevented every care for herself. And now she was left to perform for this dear friend the last sad offices, and knew not what would hereafter be her own lot. In strong and excellent understandings there is, in every period of life, a force which distress enables them to exert, and which prevents their sinking under the pressure of those evils which overwhelm and subdue minds more[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 546 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 721g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507556357
  • 9781507556351

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110 ratings
3.79 out of 5 stars
5 29% (32)
4 30% (33)
3 34% (37)
2 5% (6)
1 2% (2)
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