Tales and Novels — Volume 3

Tales and Novels — Volume 3

by Maria Edgeworth

Publication Date: 18/04/2018

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Excerpt: "Mrs. Stanhope, a well-bred woman, accomplished in that branch of knowledge which is called the art of rising in the world, had, with but a small fortune, contrived to live in the highest company. She prided herself upon having established half a dozen nieces most happily, that is to say, upon having married them to men of fortunes far superior to their own. One niece still remained unmarried—Belinda Portman, of whom she was determined to get rid with all convenient expedition. Belinda was handsome, graceful, sprightly, and highly accomplished; her aunt had endeavoured to teach her that a young lady’s chief business is to please in society, that all her charms and accomplishments should be invariably subservient to one grand object—the establishing herself in the world..."

ISBN:
9783962722975
9783962722975
Category:
Fiction
Publication Date:
18-04-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
OTBebook publishing

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