Nature And Art
Yet there was a sentence in the letter, that, worse than all the tenderness left out, wounded her sensibility; and she could not read the line, GRATITUDE FOR ALL THE FAVOURS CONFERRED ON ME, without turning pale with horror, then kindling with indignation at the commonplace thanks, which insultingly reminded her of her innocence given in exchange for unmeaning acknowledgments.
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This is a didactic morality tale about the pitfalls of wealth, the superiority of 'natural' manners and mores to those of high society - and why it's better to be poor and honest than rich and corrupt ... Read full review