Evelyn's Folly: A Novel (Google eBook)

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G.W. Carleton & Company, 1878 - 457 pages
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Page 56 - It may be my lord is weary, that his brain is overwrought: Soothe him with thy finer fancies, touch him with thy lighter thought He will answer to the purpose, easy things to understand — Better thou wert dead before me, tho...
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