Celestina: A Novel ...

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T. Cadell, 1791 - English fiction
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Page 248 - 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 5 - Provence, where fhe had been placed, when only a few months old, as a child whofe birth it was of the utmoft confequence to conceal.
Page 2 - Matilda was placed in a convent, for the purpofes of inftruction ; and there fhe became the playfellow of a little girl almoft three years younger, who was known among the Nuns by the name of la petite Celejline.
Page 129 - ... would have taken the great machine in which it was' contained into the coach, had it not been...
Page 239 - 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 3 - Anglais" had all that animation which is more ufually found among the natives of the...
Page 85 - ... by a greater quantity of rouge than unmarried ladies are even by the French cuftoms ufually allowed.
Page 160 - I * was born and educated a gentleman, 'and am now reduced to a condition...
Page 170 - 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 241 - AVASOUR, born to a fplendid fortune, and left by the early death of his parents to the care of...

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