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... a figure of fun to the ladies who flock to her balls and routs ; a source of endless expense to her weak - willed husband , whose Irish estates must be mortgaged to enable her to keep her footold in the great world , and whose ...
We knew him : he was a gallant horse ; but it was the figure of Prince Albrecht that was so fine . I had always laughed at sculptured figures on horse - back . This one overawed me . The Marshal was acknowledging the salute of his army ...
And we are at the center of Kate's consciousness ; the figure of Mrs. Lowder affects us as she does Kate . Mrs. Lowder is comic , formidable , implacable ; but she is more , for Kate's is a myth - making mind , and before it has ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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