Stella's Fortune, or Love the Conqueror (Classic Reprint)

Stella's Fortune, or Love the Conqueror (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Stella's Fortune, or Love the Conqueror The speaker was Mrs. Newton; the person addressed was her daughter Stella, upon whose beauty Lord Mas: minon had passed so decided an encomium, and the scene was the small drawing-room of Mrs. Newton's villa at Hyde Park Corner. As a slight pause followed the lady's enunciation of a well-known axiom, we will fill it by remarking that Mrs. Newton was a thin, pompous lady, good at heart, but of lofty ambition, whose sole aim and object in life was m see her daughter Stella well married. Mrs. Newton came of a trading stock; her husband. Whom Lord Marmion had spoken of as old Daniel, W of trade also; he had made money, and Mrs. Newton was endeavoring to impress upon her daughter the necessity of a solemn watchfulness of the main matrimonial chance. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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 works.show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 354g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243089295
  • 9780243089291