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A Biographical Sketch Of The Life And Character Of Joseph Charless

Auhtor: Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless

Language: english

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Review by C. F. Hill, September 2007


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Biographical Sketch Of The Life And Character Of Joseph Charless':

... the omissions to which I have alluded. You remember, I mentioned to you the fact, that your grandfather commenced life, as a business man, ...
... him for his accumulated business, which, nevertheless, he continued to prosecute with avidity. This was about the year 1841. I do not recollect how ...
... creditors for the firm not to close up, but to continue the business, each binding himself to extract, for the two succeeding years, only a small ...
... her father or mother had said) that the day might come when, by teaching music and French, she would be their support in old age. This was a ...
... for I began to mend before we started, from the effect upon my mind, in being drawn off from myself and my ailments to the necessary thought required ...
... could obtain their own consent to exchange the comfort and ease of this elegant temple, which at length, after much self-denial of its members, was ...
... a few of them, who, judging from without, as they passed to and fro, and heard music, and could discern from the street the moving of the heads in ...
... again in search of health, which of all things belonging to this life (save an unblemished character) was ever the most prized by your dear grandfather, ...
... Tommy was quite a Merry Andrew, and more knave than fool, after all and when he became a decent looking man, from the present of a bran new suit-cap-a-pie-and ...
... stockholders. We do not intend to tire our readers with a 'long yarn,' and therefore proceed to say, that, Mr. Charless has lived, man and boy, ...
... and the majesty of her laws, and I have never shrunk from discharging my duty as a man, and as a Christian. Sometime afterwards he said, How ...
... reproduce in the mind of another. So it is with Mr. Charless. That which gave him his peculiar charm was not one or two striking characteristics which ...
... relations of life. But while so true and valuable a friend, I do not think I ever knew a man who made fewer declarations or professions of friendship. ...
... hope which earthly losses could not dim, and a peace which they only know who have felt it. Why should it not have added to his happiness? Had he lived ...
... They made a manly, but vain attempt to suppress a roar of laughter, which only gathered strength from being dammed up, and at last burst over ...
... of sentiment seems to be required in these, our days of refinement. Such as I am-and I have endeavored to appear without any false coloring-I ...
... of whist. He promptly replied, (very good-humoredly), tell your master I am a married man now, and cannot come. He will have to look out for ...
... and, should I be assured that the Bible contained a revelation from Heaven, I would, in the future, govern my life by its precepts and doctrines. ...
... disinherited. Eliza Wahrendorff, the only child of your grandfather's sister, who afterwards became the wife of my brother, Taylor Blow, had, by ...
... and good humor, no trace being left of the storm within, save a subdued smile, which had in it more of shame than triumph. I have been told that, ...