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A Noble Life

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... quitted, not unmoved, the melancholy nursery, he led the way to the scarcely less dreary dining-room, where the two handsome, bright-looking portraits ...... my lord's coach, and that my lord sat therein in solemn state, exacting and receiving an amount of respect little short of veneration, such as, for ...... countenance was never seen. It quite startled the minister with the ...]
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A Woman Thoughts About Women

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Dinah Maria Craik


Summary: [A Woman S Thoughts About Women by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club ...]
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Agatha Husband

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Dinah Maria Craik


Summary: [It is a wonderful read as the Author has used Purbeck as her inspiration for one of the settings for this book with Wareham being know as Kingcoombe and the well known clay Merchant William Joseph Pike as Marmaduke Dugdale. In real life the Dugdales lived opposite the Pikes and one of the Pike family was Marmaduke Christian Pike. It was good to read of Corfe Castle being a place for a picnic ...]
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Avillion Or The Happy Isles

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... my own. From the golden thread a balmy influence passed into my brain, stilling all those pangs which in the human world so often teach us that to ...... last. But, save thee, the dwellers in Avillion have each this mournful doom of trial? Call it not doom, he answered gently, since ...... has known death, aid us now. The young knight advanced to the margin, and stretched his arms ...]
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Christian Mistake

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Dinah Maria Craik


Summary: [Wolff R.L. 19th cent. fiction]
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Olive Vol 1

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... of prayer with the very utterance of which an answer comes. And who dare say that the Angel of that child, always behold- ing the face of ...... trust-worthy sympathising wife, the careful and thoughtful mistress of his household. When hard experience had made him old and wise, even a ...... imagine a parting. Captain Rothesay started, as if suddenly recollecting himself. Then he ...]
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Olive Vol 2

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... my dear father then?-did he talk of me? cried Olive, eagerly, as, forgetting all the painful remembrances attached to the Gwynne family, she ...... Olive had been quite free, probably she would have answered that she did for her independent habits made her greatly enjoy a long quiet walk alone, ...... for the kindness of my brother-in-law, Harold Gwynne. Olive started. Oh, true-I ...]
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Olive Vol 3

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... in my son, yet I own this sudden scheme has troubled me. His health is better-why could he not stay at Harbury? Olive, wishing ...... an eye stern in purity, yet melting in compassion remembering ever- How all the souls that were, were forfeit once And He who might ...... to talk to him in her own quiet, affectionate way. You must not mistake me, Lyle you must not think I am ...]
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The Adventures Of A Brownie

  [english | 1872]  

Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... also both careless and lazy, and disliked taking the trouble to put a bowl of milk in the same place every night for Mr. Nobody. She didn't believe in ...... done it all. Next night Cook thought she would make all safe and sure so, instead of letting the cat sleep by the fire, she shut her up in the chilly ...... anyhow nobody could say that he hadn't. As for the supper, Cook ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 185

The Italian Daughter A True Story Of The English Poor

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Dinah Maria Craik


Summary: [The Italian Optimized For Kindle by Ann Radcliffe. From the first moment Vincentio di Vivaldi a young nobleman sets eyes on the veiled figure of Ellena he is captivated by her enigmatic beauty and grace. But his haughty and manipulative mother is against the match and enlists the help of her confessor to come between them. Schedoni previously a leading figure of the Inquisition is a demonic ...]
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The Last Of The Ruthvens

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... ripples of the Cam. His doctor's robes hid a homely dress of gray his large feet, dangling over the river bank, were clumsily shod, and his white ...... still lingered on it a vanished touch-the deep colour rose in her cheek, and over her face there passed a quick, sharp pang. His sister-always ...... without. The sound of oars ceased-there were footsteps up the garden alleys-there ...]
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The Laurel Bush

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... away and never thought of them again. They were mere machines-servants to whom she paid their wages, and so that they did sufficient service to ...... may not be always able to carry it out, but I think I know it.. Of course, said Mr. Roy, absently and somewhat vaguely, as he stood beside the laurel ...... laurel bush at the gate, when Mr. Roy suddenly said:. Do not go in yet. I ...]
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The Little Lame Prince

  [english | 1875]  

Dinah Maria Craik


Summary: [Rewritten For Young Readers By Margaret Waters. In these two tales a brownie makes friends with two small children and a handicapped boy goes on wonderful journeys with his magic traveling cloak.]
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The Sculptor Of Bruges

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... genius cast just sufficient light to show him his own defects. This love of the beautiful was the sole inheritance he left his son. But Andrea's ...... in which they worked had lost its first freshness. The sculptor of Bruges was one of these now-forgotten artists and yet an artist ...... unmingled with honest pride, when many a hand shook his own in friendly congratulation, and ...]
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The Self Seer

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Dinah Maria Craik


Excerpts: [... though my years are gathering fast behind me. What matters that? If Lucia loves me, why should I count my years? But then her love is the love ...... consciousness of feelings now scarce developed, would enrich him with the whole treasure of her young love. Yet he never breathed that word. He ...... no care to hasten his journey, inasmuch as it led to no home. One always knows ...]
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