Emmeline, the orphan of the castle, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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User Review  - Kit Kincade - Goodreads

It did make me wonder if somehow this book wasn't connected to Smith's thoughts of the Glorious Revolution. It didn't occur to me until I was pretty far into it that it had a character named James ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristen Lemaster - Goodreads

A brilliant, revolutionary novel by Charlotte Smith, whose critical eye for the follies of sensible society had an obvious influence on the works of Jane Austen. The story explores such notions as the ... Read full review

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Page 296 - ... fight, and thus being off-stage for a while, or else coming back wounded or promoted. So Charles, the illegitimate son of a French general in Mrs. Griffith's Delicate Distress (1769), won a convenient captaincy,9 but Bellozane, in Mrs. Smith's Emmeline (1788), was so pressed by social demands in France "that he had hardly time to modernize his appearance after his American campaigns."10 Sometimes the war merely 4 William Godwin, The Enquirer (1797), pp. 313-314. 5 Penciled on verso of title-page...
Page 304 - ... objects the idea of him on whom it now perpetually dwelt, fhe had brought Godolphin before her, and was imagining what he would have faid had he been with her; with what warmth he would enjoy, with what tafte and fpirit point out, the beauty of fcenes fo enchanting ! She had now left her companions at fome diltance ; yet as fhe heard their voices fwell in the breeze along the defile, fhe felt no apprehenfion.

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