Female Quixotism: Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon, Volume 3

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G. Clark, 1841 - Young women
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Contents

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III
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VII
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VIII
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Page 216 - Christian than I ever did before in the whole course of my life," said Larry, as we left the bankers'.
Page 219 - Her dearest friends being separated from her by death or removal, she found herself alone, as it were, on the earth. The pleasing delusion -which she had all her life fondly cherished, of experiencing the sweets of connubial love, had now entirely vanished, and she became pensive, silent and melancholy. Betty observed this change with . concern*; and endeavored to amuse her, by talking of the times that were passed. " Betty," said she, " my own conduct wilr • not bear reflecting upon ; I cannot...
Page 225 - I read them with the same relish, the same enthusiasm as ever; but, instead of expecting to realize scenes and situations so charmingly pourtrayed, I only regret that such unallaycd felicity is, in this life, unattainable
Page 225 - I believe I might have made acquirements which would have enabled me to bear a part, perhaps to shine, when thrown among people of general informaVOL.
Page 81 - The doors and windows were filled with women and children as she passed, and all that saw her stood amazed, at the singularity of the phenomenon. — Some stared, some hallooed, and some were frightened.
Page 126 - She then threw her arms round Dorcasina's neck, and almost stopped her breath with kisses, and concluded by biting her cheek so hard as to make her scream aloud ; and then darted out of the house without uttering another sylable.
Page 4 - To read the suspense, the hope, the despair,' the distraction,, the interesting situations, the joy, the tumult, and the bliss of faithful lovers...
Page 81 - Some stared, some hallooed, and some were frightened. Some more ignorant and superstitious than the rest, thought the appearance supernatural, and, having heard...
Page 225 - I think I possess a mind, which was originally capable of considerable improvement by cultivation. Had my education been properly directed (I...
Page 42 - Betty, dis jmuaa not be ; dis sail not be. Massa Brown, ha ! No, no Betty. John Brown no be massa here, I send him to debil fuss. Massa Brown...

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