The Trouble With Virtue

Author: Stephanie Laurens
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In "A comfortable wife," Antonia Mannering formulates a plan to convince Lord Philip Ruthven to propose to her, and in "A lady by day," Josephine, Countess of Mareck hopes her newfound respectibility won't be jeopardized when Sir Noah ...

The Christian Union

Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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Or women, I might say, since fondly I gaze In a mood that is almost maternal On
the patient-faced manikin, thinking of days Like my daughter's, delightsomely
vernal, When a doll of my own had a sweet human way, A sort of expression that
blesses; When I cared for her comfort by night and by day, And fancied she ...
Now, to my mind, the teaching of the whole design is utterly false, and springs
from an exceedingly superficial, but very common, view of the problems of life
and society.

New Outlook

Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith
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Y precious, my darling, with wonder-wide eyes, M Has stept from the room for a
minute; Yet still all around me unconsciously lies The print of her presence within
it. :Soft-pillowed to rest, near a lesson's loose page I And folded the fair linen
under, Is her favorite dollyl At what given ago Do girls outgrow Doll-dom, I
wonder 7 0r women, I might say. since fondly I gaze In a mood that lsalmost
maternal On the patient-faced manikln, thinking of days Like my daughter's,
delightsomcly vernal, ...

The Pall Mall Budget

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After flirting unjustifiably with a young lady of enormous fortune he refuses her
when she offers herself to him, and unites himself instead to the Padrona's eldest
daughter, an i/zgém/e of sixteen years of age. The last part ... the day, lest any
one should call, and hot and savoury suppers at night, over which they not
uncommonly quarrelled, and there was a good deal of plain speaking on both
sides. “If I could ... You are very fond of being comfortable ; most people are, I
suppose. I wish I ...

The Cultivator Country Gentleman

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He laughed a little, and so did I, and hastened to add that I felt a deep interest in
the girl— kuew that she possessed a fine mind and a winning heart, and
considered her a fit match for any young man. “Woe is me! ... Each day I would
declare to myself that I would stay away, and at night I could not obey my own
commands. Tom, in chum ... I don't think he is quite her equal, and I do think that
for true happiness in married life, the husband should be the wife's superior. Dr.
Eycbright is my ...

The Illustrated London News

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The exceptions were The Tartar, for the Northampton; Peep-o'-day Boy, for the
Metropolitan; and Joc-o'-Sot, Halo, and Chanticleer, for the Chester Cup; all of
whom were in improved favour. Nort.THAMPTONshire stakes. .... JOHN THYNNE
, LORD CARTERET. | of Thomas, first Marquis of Bath, K.G., by the Lady
Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of William, second Duke of Portland; and succeeded
to the peerage at the decease of his brother George, second Lord Carteret, in
1838.

The London Journal And Weekly Record Of Literature Science And Art

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I'han'see betrayed no change in his manner; he glided noiselessly in and out,
was at his post when required, performed his duties with his accustomed ease
and silence; but he was adding all the time to the sum of the reckoning he
intended one day to make. On the Thursday appointed by Miss Virgo, he attired
himself in a costume quite different to any in which Pcngrecp had seen him, and
indeed disguised himself as completely as he possibly could. At three o'clock ho
was passing ...

The Spectator

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Perfumery "Warehouse, 157u, New Bond Street. t TO PREVENT a COUGH, take
one of Dr. LOCOCK'S PULMONIC WAFERS two or three times a day. They
Immediately .... TORQUAY.— The Wife of a Clergyman, X residing nt Torquay,
will be happy to undertake the CHARGE of n FEW CHILDREN whose parents
desire for them a mild climate and a comfortable home. ... The home comforts of
the pupils will be carefully at- teuded to, the lady of the house being English.
Terms, 601. per ...

Household Words

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Men came from all directions across the prairie, some on foot, some on
horseback, some in waggons, but all with gun in hand, in hopes of meeting game
on the way, and thus combining piety with profit. ... There was much debate over
the difficulty, the court chamberlain insisting that the physician must unboot
himself, and he declaring that he would not enter without his boots. ... It is
because she cannot be easy and comfortable when tbere is the least disorder or
dirt to be seen.