Nanette and Her Lovers: A Tale of Normandy

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Riker, Thorne & Company, 1854 - English fiction - 313 pages
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Page 311 - Every thing is for the best to the righteous ; if not in this world, at least in that which is to come.
Page 112 - Antoine was well, that he was becoming a good soldier, that she would not know him in his uniform, with his large moustache, &c., &c. : but he never gave any particulars as to his friend's amusements, infidelities, and mode of life. July, 1794, gave a fresh turn to public affairs ; likewise bringing Daridolle in great haste to his estate of " Lacedsemonia," as he was pleased to call it ; so classical and enamored of liberty was Daridolle.
Page 92 - Would you rather ask for all manner of pleasant things, if not in this life, at least in the life to come ? Oh, my friends, consider this.
Page 111 - Quesnel brought her a letter, announcing that he had obtained bis first stripes, and that he was actually a corporal, she, in her innocence, felt as much delighted as though he had become a marshal. It was Flandrin who had brought her this welcome letter; trotting up to her with the epistle in...
Page 313 - It is a book that may be read with profit by any one " ' [Whig. * * * " Such a man deserves to be known. * * It is well written, and for a translation is remarkably transparent." [Hartford Christian Review. FRANK FORESTER'S NEW BOOK. attfr Dittos HISTORIES OF ENGLAND AND FEANCE. BY HENRY WILLIAM HERBERT, Author of" The Captains of the Old Republics," " Cavaliers of England," " Marmaduke Wyvil," " Oliver Cromwell,"
Page 314 - Emulation, never forget that a sound heart is the best screw propeller that the vast engine of Progression can have, this volume is respectfully dedicated by their friend and admirer, THE AUTHOR.

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