Celestina: A Novel ...

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T. Cadell, 1791 - English fiction
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Page 242 - Was at lalt condemned to it for what he could not do. Oh indignant reader ! Think not his life ufelefs to mankind ! PROVIDENCE conniv'd at his execrable defigns, To give to after-ages a confpicuous PROOF, and EXAMPLE, Of how fmall eftimation is EXORBITANT WEALTH In the fight of GOD, by his beftowing it on The moft UNWORTHY of ALL MORTALS.
Page 123 - ... would have taken the great machine in which it was' contained into the coach, had it not been...
Page 233 - Ceteftina, though fhe was incapable of any affection for her, yet fhc thought fhe would make a good quiet wife for her brother, and be well adapted to that infipid domeftic life, his turn for which (he had always pitied and defpifed.
Page 79 - ... by a greater quantity of rouge than unmarried ladies are even by the French cuftoms ufually allowed.
Page 154 - I * was born and educated a gentleman, 'and am now reduced to a condition...
Page 164 - I his his pen from early morning, to eleven or twelve at night. By fuch afllduous application he is enabled indeed to earn double the money he would other wife do ; but his dear health is faft declining, and God only knows...
Page 235 - AVASOUR, born to a fplendid fortune, and left by the early death of his parents to the care of...

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