Platonic Affections

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Roberts Bros., 1896 - English fiction - 249 pages
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Page 250 - She has given, times without number, examples of her ripening powers that astonish us. Her themes astound; her audacity is tremendous. In the many great passages an advance is proved that is little short of amazing.
Page 250 - The Woman Who Did" is a remarkable and powerful story. It increases our respect for Mr. Allen's ability, nor do we feel inclined to join in throwing stones at him as a perverter of our morals and our social institutions. However widely we may differ from Mr. Allen's views on many important questions, we are bound to recognize his sincerity, and to respect him accordingly.
Page 249 - She is a writer with a profound understanding of the human heart. She understands men ; and, more than this, she understands women. . . . For those who weary of the conventional fiction, and who long for something out of the ordinary run of things, these are tales that carry the zest of living.' — Boston Beacon. ' It is not a book for babes and sucklings, since it cuts deep into rather dangerous soil ; but it is refined and skilful . . . strikes a very true and touching note of pathos.

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