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Stuart Of Dunleath

Auhtor: Caroline Norton

Language: english

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Review by A. Dent, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
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Summary of the Book 'Stuart Of Dunleath':

Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton (22 March 1808 ? 15 June 1877) was a famous British society beauty feminist social reformer and author of the early and mid nineteenth century.

Excerpts from the Book 'Stuart Of Dunleath':


... the Duke of Lanark, and Lanark's Lodge the nearest place to Dunleath, she had known Miss Raymond's guardian in very early days and Mr. Fordyce ...
... prosaic, detestable way of warming oneself. Even Mrs. Ellis will never teach the women of England to make their firesides pleasant under such ...
... young lady herself. And, indeed, Lady Margaret saw no reason why Sir Stephen should not be Miss Raymond's husband. She thought the sooner ...
... Oh, Eleanor, if his mother had lived to see this day! She was removed in time: there are griefs and losses that are God's special mercies, and we, ...
... utter dejection and shyness to reason with him on the allowance to be made for her, seeing the great horror that had occurred, and that she had ...
... spoke. It is a very common social illusion, that persons who have the ill-natured courage to say disagreeable things, full of pain and offence, are ...
... to young Lady Penrhyn herself. The verses were headed Aspendale, and Tib remembered that Aspendale Park was the name of the place where the ...
... intolerable. Intolerable, thought Margaret, only because so utterly intolerant! Stuart of Dunleath CHAPTER IX. THE GREAT WORLD AGAIN. ...
... see him from the cottages! Help him! save him! even if you can't swim, wade to him-fling ropes-get a boat-get him in- help! He is so near now you ...
... expressly declared that the nearest approach to preference that Eleanor had shown, was to Sir Stephen himself? He was easy, therefore, as ...
... acquaintance between two indifferent persons. Secondly, lest this could by any possibility be construed into one of those sudden preferences, ...
... Penrhyn was an outrage on the insulted honour of its absent master, was as clear as day. Lady Macfarren had private experiences of her ...
... see her in the blessed position of free choice. He wanted to tread the flowery road of an unknown future-and lo, the adamantine bars of the imprisoning ...
... you will not owe my peerless Margaret so much ill-will for the discovery, as to refuse to pay us a visit at Lanark's Lodge before you return to ...
... I did exceedingly wrong. I did that wrong out of compassion and sympathy to soothe a morbid sense of shame, on the part of a man whom I have regarded ...
... notion of some sort of link between the beauty of animal and human life, flashed through his brain while Sandy whispered him: Oh! Sir, ...
... her children had died. They recurred to her now with haunting distinctness, and I give them here, even at the risk of many of my readers thinking ...
... have made the best of it: provoked at this illness that was no illness this prostration without disease this necessity for change of scene-which ...
... an ogress or his being heir to her brother though it drives her wild to think of it. But Tib-being wiser in her generation than the Ogress-makes ...
... and that what had occurred had in no way altered his opinion. Then give me leave to say, that my mother ought to control Eleanor. It is absurd ...