Society and Caste

Society and Caste

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... is very good to her younger sister. Haw. Younger sister also angelic, amiable, accomplished, etc.--45 Geo. Um--good enough, but got a temper 1--large temper. Well, with some difficulty, I I got to speak to her. I mean to Esther. Then I was allowed to see her to her door here. S Haw. I know--pastry-cooks--Richmond 50 dinner--and all that. Geo. You're too fast. Pastry-cooks--yes. Richmond--no. Your knowledge of the world, fifty yards round barracks, misleads you. I saw her nearly every day, and I kept on falling in 55 love--falling and falling, until I thought I should never reach the bottom; then I met you. Haw. I remember the night when you told me; but I thought it was only an amourette. However, if the fire is a conflagration, subdue 60 it; try dissipation. Geo. I have. Haw. What success? Geo. None; dissipation brought me bad health and self-contempt, a sick head and a sore 65 heart, r' Haw. Foreign travel; absence makes the heart grow slight pause)--stronger. Get leave j and cut away. Geo. I did get leave, and I did cut away; and 7 while away I was miserable and a gone-er coon than ever. Haw. What's to be done? Sits cross-legged on chair, facing George. Geo. Don't know. That's the reason I asked you to come over and see. 75 Haw. Of course, Dal, you're not such a soft as to think of marriage. You know what your mother is. Either you are going to behave properly, with a proper regard for the world, and all that, you know; or you're going to do 80 the other thing. Now, the question is, what do you mean to do? The girl is a nice girl, no doubt; but as to your making her Mrs. D'Alroy, the thing is out of the question. Geo. Why? What should prevent me? 85 Haw. Caste!--the inexorable law of caste. The social law, so becoming and so good, that...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236534085
  • 9781236534088