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Shirley

Auhtor: Charlotte Bronte

Language: english
Published: 1849

Genres:

fiction,  political,  romance
Downloads: 34
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Shirley':

Jane Eyre / by Charlotte Bronte -- Wuthering Heights / by Emily Bronte -- Shirley / by Charlotte Bronte -- Villette / by Charlotte Bronte -- The professor / by Charlotte Bronte.

Excerpts from the Book 'Shirley':


... was presently in a towering passion. He vociferated, gesticulated Donne and Sweeting laughed. He reviled them as Saxons and snobs at the very top ...
... on the Asiatic side of the Red Sea was more powerful than the host of the Egyptians drawn up on the African side? Were they more numerous? Were ...
... my fears, but we all have a certain anxiety at present about our friends. My uncle calls these times dangerous. He says, too, that mill-owners are ...
... hoped it would be spent as yesterday was, that the evening would be again passed with happiness and Robert. She had learned her mistake this morning ...
... make a man cautious. Moore looked disgusted. Give way, if you please, said he leave me to myself. I have no objection to act alone only be assured ...
... Moore, berry by berry, and nut by nut, like a bird feeding its fledgling. Robert's features and form were with her the sound of his voice was quite distinct ...
... It was pale naturally, but intelligent, and of varied expression. She was not a blonde, like Caroline. Clear and dark were the characteristics of her aspect ...
... am I, standing here in shadow, shrinking into concealment, my mind darker than my hiding-place? I am one of this world, no spirit-a poor doomed mortal, ...
... alloy of moral cowardice in my composition. I blushed and hung my head before Mrs. Gill, when she ought to have been faltering confessions to me. ...
... as to their faces-appeared at the dining-room door the three rectors. They had hitherto been busy in the church, and were now coming to take ...
... exclaimed both Shirley and Caroline. To be sure no doubt on't, persisted the stubborn overlooker. Consider yourself groaned down, and cried shame ...
... it seemed impossible to me, at the moment, to venture to dispose of your property by sending supplies to soldiers. Provisions for a company of soldiers ...
... praised her.' King of Israel! your model of a woman is a worthy model! But are we, in these days, brought up to be like her? Men of Yorkshire! do ...
... risen, was gazing full and mild upon her. Floating in deep blue space, it watched her unclouded. Then it is not morning? I am not at the cottage? Who ...
... do aught for that man. And then to see how t' bairns liked him, and how t' wife took to him first minute she saw him. He never went into a house ...
... to affect. Something must be the matter-she was so altered. She supposed she had a right to alter at her ease. She knew she was plainer. If it ...
... my calm, and all my power stand in her presence humbly waiting a task. How glad they are when a mandate comes! What joy they take in the toils she assigns! ...
... longer green, no longer even russet, a wood neutral tint-this dark blue moving object? Why, it is a schoolboy-a Briarfield grammar-school boy-who has ...
... got time on the fears and fits of anger only made that short discourse pleasanter, when it came at last. She expected to coax me at once. She'll ...
... do so I feel troubled and disturbed.' I obeyed. It would not have suited me to retain that attitude long. I courted serenity and confidence for her, ...