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Page 133 - The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joys.
Page 488 - He is in turn— like his own Choulette in THE RED LILY — saintly and Rabelaisian, yet without incongruity. At all times he is the unrelenting foe of superstition and hypocrisy. Of himself he once modestly said: " You will find in my writings perfect sincerity (lying demands a talent I do not possess), much indulgence, and some natural affection for the beautiful and good.
Page 488 - Inasmuch as M. FRANCE'S ONLY contribution to an English periodical appeared in THE YELLOW BOOK, vol. v., April 1895, together with the first important English appreciation of his work from the pen of the Hon. Maurice Baring, it is peculiarly appropriate that the English edition of his works should be issued from the Bodley Head. ORDER FORM...
Page 130 - ... less towards all those who show her kindness. I have not heard from my mother for a long time. If you can give me any intelligence of her, I should be much obliged to you to do so. I am daily expecting to be confined, so you may imagine I am not very comfortable. If ever you think of me, dear [ J, do not imagine that I am only a princess, but remember me, with Leopold's kind compliments, as your sincere friend, CHARLOTTE Pss. OF S. COBURG.