A Simple Story
Beautiful as she had appeared to Miss Woodley and to Dorriforth the preceding day, when she joined them the next morning at breakfast, repossessed of her lively elegance and dignified simplicity, they gazed at her, and at each other alternately, with wonder!--and Mrs. Horton, as she sat at the head of her tea-table, felt herself but as a menial servant, such command has beauty if united with sense and with virtue.--In Miss Milner it was so united. --Yet let not our over-scrupulous readers be misled, and extend their idea of her virtue so as to magnify it beyond that which frail mortals commonly possess.
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Review: A Simple StoryUser Review - Andrea Lundgren - Goodreads
I would recommend this to Jane Austen fans as well as those of Georgette Heyer. Inchbald combines the strong heroine that Heyer is known for while writing during Austen's time period. (And thus just ... Read full review
Review: A Simple StoryUser Review - Liz Bernardo - Goodreads
Nope. This book was definitely an educational read, but I never would have read it for pleasure. I really didn't enjoy the story and the characters didn't really actively work to do anything. Read full review
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