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Page 125 - ... you, And plead the fatherless and widow's cause. Oh, if you ever hope to be forgiven, As you will need to be forgiven too, Forget our faults, that Heaven may pardon yours! C.
Page 61 - ... Mrs. Martin only a repetition of the rumors already heard, with the statement that Mrs. Darnford has never troubled to deny the tale. Mrs. Strickland now proceeds to a Mrs. Bailey, who speaks of "the strange Mrs. Darnford." To this long account of her own history Mrs. Darnford replies : I am pleased that I know all that you have heard, that I may connect it with the foregoing and succeeding parts of my narrative ... I will tell you what remains of my history; and I expect, in return, that you...
Page iv - ... original meaning: and, under this flimsy disguise, it has given rise to a great number of whining, maudlin stories, full of false sentiment and false delicacy, calculated to excite a kind of morbid sensibility, which is to faint under every ideal3 distress, and every fantastical trial; which have a tendency to weaken the mind, and to deprive it of those resources which Nature intended it should find within itself.
Page 13 - She was married to a Mr. Darnford, who was said to be a man of good fortune; but he ran through it all in a few years, and then died. All that remained of his estate was entailed on the next male heir of the name; and the widow was left without any provision, and obliged to go out as governess to some young ladies" (1,13)From novel to novel in the 1 790s, spending money or not spending money, as Mrs.