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" MS.," and, instead, he took out of the envelope a letter of two pages. He read it trembling. It declined, indeed, to publish that tale, for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational,... "
Wuthering Heights - Page x
by Emily Brontė - 1889 - 462 pages
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 1

English literature - 1851 - 902 pages
...tale, for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...was added, that a work in three volumes would meet wiSi careful attention. • I was then just completing " Jane Eyre," at -which I had been working while...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 22

American periodicals - 1851 - 604 pages
...PDBLICATIONa 287 promue, that its writer was asked for a longer story in a more saleable form. — "I woe just completing 'Jane Eyre,' at which I had been working while the one-volume talc was plodding its weary round In London : in three weeks I sent it off; friendly and skillful hands...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 22

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1855 - 780 pages
...for business reasons, but it disci issed its merits and demerits so courteously, so coiisiderati Oy, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...better than a vulgarly-expressed acceptance would liave done. It was added, that a work in three volumes would met * with careful attention. I was then...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 22

1855 - 784 pages
...vulgarly -expressed acceptance would have done. It wi. added, that a work in three volumes would meet nitk careful attention. I was then just completing Jane Eyre, at which I h«d been working while the one volume t«le was plodding it» weary round in London : in three weeks...
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The Life of Charlotte Brontė, Volume 2

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Authors, English - 1857 - 352 pages
...tale, for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits, so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...three volumes would meet with careful attention." Mr. Smith has told me a little circumstance connected with the reception of this manuscript, which...
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The Life of Charlotte Brontė, Volume 2

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Novelists, English - 1857 - 306 pages
...tale, for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits, so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...three volumes would meet with careful attention." Mr. Smith has told me a little circumstance connected with the reception of this manuscript, which...
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The Life of Charlotte Brontė, Volume 1

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - 1857 - 640 pages
...tale, for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits, so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...that this very refusal cheered the author better than ft vulgarly-expressed acceptance would have done. It was added, that a work in three volumes would...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1900 - 874 pages
...tale for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...this very refusal cheered the author better than a vulgarly expressed acceptance would have done. It was added, that a work in three volumes would meet...
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The Life of Charlotte Brontė

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - 1862 - 612 pages
...tale, for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits, so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...added, that a work in three volumes would meet with eareful attention." Mr. Smith has told me a little circumstance connected with the reception of this...
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Life and Works of Charlotte Bronté and Her Sisters: The life of Charlotte ...

Charlotte Brontė - 1873 - 492 pages
...tale for business reasons, but it discussed its merits and demerits so courteously, so considerately, in a spirit so rational, with a discrimination so...three volumes would meet with careful attention." Mr. Smith has told me a little circumstance connected with the reception of this manuscript, which...
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