Ralph the heir

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Oxford University Press, 1951 - Fiction - 353 pages
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The story of Ralph (the heir) who almost sells his inheritance to his uncle so that his uncle's illegitimate son (also) Ralph can inherit the estate. Also of the Underwood family; Sir Thomas (Ralph's ... Read full review

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Two Ralphs contend for same women and same land--the actual heir is careless of hearts and money, the bastard is nobler and ultimately happier. One must reflect on the change in values from the time when a gentleman who didn't pay his debts was still socially superior to a tradesman who did. Read full review

Contents

Chapter I
1
Chapter III
27
Chapter IV
38

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