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Camilla

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Author: Fanny Burney (Madame d'Arblay)
Published: 1796
Language: English
Wordcount: 358,330 / 1012 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 4,118
Added to site: 2007.07.30
mnybks.net#: 17760
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t your age I had no more taste for it than you have: but there's a proper season for every thing. However, though I tell you this for a warning, perhaps you may do without it; for, by what I hear, the rising generation's got to a much greater pitch since my time.'

He then added, he must advise him, as a friend, to be upon his guard, as his Cousin, Clermont Lynmere, who was coming home from Eton school next Christmas for the holidays, would turn out the very mirror of scholarship; for he had given directions to have him study both night and day, except what might be taken off for eating and sleeping: 'Because,' he continued, 'having proved the bad of knowing nothing in my own case, I have the more right to intermeddle with others. And he will thank me enough when once he has got over his classics. And I hope, my dear little boy, you see it in the same light too; which, however, is what I can't expect.'

The house was now examined; the fair little Indiana took possession of her apartment; Miss Marg

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