Henrietta Temple

Henrietta Temple

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"[...]neighbouring chestnut. A portrait of Sir Ferdinand, when a youth, in a Venetian dress, was suspended over the old-fashioned fireplace; and opposite hung a fine hunting piece by Schneiders. Lady Armine was an amiable and accomplished woman. She had enjoyed the advantage of a foreign education under the inspection of a cautious parent: and a residence on the Continent, while it had afforded her many graces, had not, as unfortunately sometimes is the case, divested her of those more substantial though less showy qualities of which a husband knows the value. She was pious and dutiful: her manners were graceful, for she had visited courts and mixed in polished circles, but she had fortunately not learnt to affect insensibility as a system, or to believe that the essence of good breeding consists in showing your fellow-creatures that you despise them. Her cheerful temper solaced[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 18.54mm | 548.84g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507674783
  • 9781507674789

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