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Loved the stories they rate a 5. I can see why she was a favorite of Jane Austen The copy could have been a bit better. There were about 4 pages in the whole text that were not legible. Fortunatly they were not important pages to the plot or story.
able Adrienne Agnes answered appeared arrived asked assured attention beautiful become believe brother brought called child continued cried Danvers daughter dear early effect Ella entered Ernest expression eyes face father fear feelings felt Fitzmaurice followed Frederic gave girl give given Gray half hand happy hear heard heart hope hour Hubert immediately interest Italy kind knew known Lady Lady Glenfeld Lady Ormond late leave less letter lived look Lord Madame Marchmont Meadwell means mind Miss morning mother nature never observed once Ormond party passed perhaps person poor present reason received regard remained rest seemed seen short sister smile soon speak spirits sure talk tell thing thought tion told took turned voice Walsingham Wharton whilst whole wish young
Page 29 - Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends , — do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see.
Page 294 - I had a friend that loved her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her.
Page 3 - I partly think A due sincerity governed his deeds, Till he did look on me: since it is so, Let him not die... My brother had but justice, In that he did the thing for which he died....
Page 248 - Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement ; but angling or float fishing, I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end, and a, fool at the other.
Page 64 - From women's eyes this doctrine I derive : They are the ground, the books, the academes, From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire." • '* •*••••• " For where is any author in the world Teaches such beauty as a woman's eye ? Learning is but an adjunct to ourself, Aud where we are our learning likewise is; Then when ourselves we see in ladies...
Page 178 - Is thy servant a dog that he should do this thing ? " His feelings, disturbed on this one point, shook his judgment off its balance on another.
Page 129 - ... pursy times, Virtue itself of vice must pardon beg ; Yea, curb and woo, for leave to do him good. SHAKSPEARE. Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, And vice sometimes by action's dignified. SHAKSPEARE. Bethink thee on her virtues that surmount, Her nat'ral graces that extinguish art. SHAKSPEARE. If I'm traduced by tongues that neither know My faculties nor person ; 'Tis but the fate of place, and the rough brake That virtue must go through.
Page 175 - This virgin by the hand, and call her wife, Endowed with all my fortunes. Bless me so, Requite me thus, and make me happier, In joining my poor empty name to yours, Than if my 'state were multiplied tenfold. Char. Is this the payment, sir, that you expect Í Why, you precipitate me more in debt, That nothing but my life can ever pay.