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“Lizzie Leigh” is one of Elizabeth Gaskell’s short stories. I found this a little depressing and at times somewhat melodramatic. The title character is not the heroine of the piece. She is a fallen ... Read full review
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Page 491 - DIAMOND. With Illustrations by the Author. THE IRISH SKETCH-BOOK: AND NOTES OF A JOURNEY FROM CORNHILL TO GRAND CAIRO. With Illustrations by the Author. THE BOOK OF SNOBS; SKETCHES AND TRAVELS IN LONDON; AND CHARACTER SKETCHES. With Illustrations by the Author. BURLESQUES:— NOVELS BY EMINENT HANDS. ADVENTURES OF MAJOR GAHAGAN. JEAMES'S
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Page 15 - I don't think I could part with Nancy," said Susan, anxious to stop this revelation of Will's attachment to herself. " He'll come round to her soon; he can't fail; and I'll keep a sharp lookout after the poor mother, and try and catch her the next time she comes with her little parcels of money.
Page 15 - Father will be very glad to see him, I'm sure," replied Susan. The way in which this was spoken satisfied Mrs. Leigh's anxious heart that she had done Will no harm by what she had said; and, with many a kiss to the little one, and one more fervent tearful blessing on Susan,
Page 395 - least of all the kind words which you had ever ready for us both. Bless you ! bless you ! my own mother." " Thou'lt promise me that, Susan, wilt thou ? I can die easy if thou'lt take charge of him. But he's hardly like other folk ; he tries father at times, though I think father'll be tender of
Page 427 - How Michael Hurst got to Yew Nook no one but Susan ever knew. They thought he had dragged himself there, with some sore internal bruise sapping away his minuted life. They could not have believed the superhuman exertion which had first sought him out, and then dragged him hither. Only Susan knew of that.