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In this world , men are awful and incalculable , when seen in the light of possible
husbands or potential seducers , or ludicrous , if , as often , they think themselves
possible husbands but are seen quite otherwise by the young women . To read ...
It is now possible for us to see the Victorians more ... to surmount , would prove to
be merely temporary ; for on all sides was the plainest possible evidence of
enormous increase in material wealth and the physical amenities of civilization .
But as a symbol of beauty and its disturbing influence Irene , whom Soames
Forsyte marries as he might buy a piece of bric - à - brac , never comes alive ; it is
scarcely possible that she should , presented as she is through the minds of the ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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