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Page 10 - In essence, it is the story of a young girl who is deprived of the supports she had rightly or wrongly depended on to sustain her throughout life and is faced with the necessity of winning her own way in the world.
Page 6 - Harrison in 1892; resigned that office to accept the place of Attorney General of the United States in the Cabinet of President McKinley; was appointed, December 16, 1897, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States to succeed Justice Field, retired, and took his seat January 26, 1898.
Page 11 - The authors' rhetoric makes clear that they expected their effect to be more than ephemeral, that they meant readers to take away something from their reading that would help them in their lives.
Page 9 - C[harlotte] was a love that is felt but once in one's life-time it was the love of the spirit. When with her I felt elevated above mortal things — so purely intellectual so spiritual was our intercourse. We read together and with care & kind affection she pointed to me passages of rare beauty in the old writers we delighted in.
Page 11 - WAS holyday in Rome. Her sevenfold hills Were trembling with the tread of multitudes Who thronged her streets. Hushed was the busy hum Of labor. Silent in the shops reposed The implements of toil. A common love Of country, and a zeal for her renown, Had warmed...
Page 9 - I have ceased repining; though at the time, I required all the duty bindings of my strict conventional culture to discipline me to obedience.