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YOUNG PHILOS A NOVEL 4VOL (The Feminist controversy in England, 1788-1810)

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ISBN 10: 0824008812 / ISBN 13: 9780824008819
Published by Dissertations-G, 1974
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Title: YOUNG PHILOS A NOVEL 4VOL (The Feminist ...

Publisher: Dissertations-G

Publication Date: 1974

Book Condition:Very Good

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1798. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... p K i L o so p H.E R. 3,1 ·very vain was his youthful philofophyi, when oppofed to the remoteft probability of fuch a calamity. This apprehenfion, other letters from her father foon ferved greatly to remove. Glenmorris exprefled in them even- more than his former fatisfa&ion at the prafpectof his daughter's marriage; and gave his wife unlimited power to retard or haften it as fhe faw fit. Whatever change of fortune Medora might experience,from the acceffion to a moiety of her grandfather'i property, fhould, he declared, make no difference; he only requefted that, either immediately before or immediately after their marriage, Dc!mont would accompany Mrs. Glenmorris and her daughter to America, and remain with him three or four months. "Of an ordinary character," faid ho, ** in a letter to his wife, of one of thofe men who cannot exift without the accommodations, the luxuries, the frivolous amufements of London or Paris, I know this would be afking a great facrifice: C 4 but. but it is not to the faftidious fine man of the day I give my child; it is to a citizen of the world; to one divefted not only of local prejudice, but I hope of all prejudices; to him, who can live wherever his fellow men can live; to him who can enjoy the fpectacle of a new continent riling into a great ftate by its cultivators --fair cities, Jubjtantial villages, extenfive fields, an immetife country filled with decent hoiifes, good roads, orchards, meadows, bridges; where an hundred years ago, all was wild, woody, and uncultivated*."-- Such a man, I know from his letters, and from your account of him, DeJmont is; on fuch a man I beftow the fecond bleffing I have on earth; and aik only in return, that I may perfonallybe acquainted with him, whom, on report, on correfpondence ...

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Elizabeth Kraft, professor of English at the University of Georgia, is the author of Character and Consciousness in Eighteenth-Century Comic Fiction, Laurence Sterne Revisited, and co-editor of The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld.

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