Babolain: A Novel

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Holt & Williams, 1873 - 306 pages
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Page 152 - I want to thank you for what you have done for me and for the public in your long service.
Page 32 - ... alarmed lest I should laugh at you, for then others might laugh too, and I should not like that. Thirdly, I look merry because I have no care. Why should I, when my dear Charles is so kind and indulgent ? " " Well, but Julia, you might receive my attentions with a little more civility, and dance with me at least three or four times in the course of the evening, instead of which you always contrive to shuffle me off, and dance with some stupid dandy or other that makes my blood boil when I see...
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