Tales and Novels, vol 4

Castle Rackrent; an Essay on Irish Bulls; an Essay on the Noble Science of Self-Justification; Ennui; and The Dun.

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Author: Maria Edgeworth
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 172,113 / 482 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.4
LoC Category: PR
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; for though one of the co-heiresses, he was never the better for her, for she outlived him many's the long day--he could not see that to be sure when he married her. I must say for her, she made him the best of wives, being a very notable, stirring woman, and looking close to every thing. But I always suspected she had Scotch blood in her veins; any thing else I could have looked over in her from a regard to the family. She was a strict observer for self and servants of Lent, and all fast days, but not holidays. One of the maids having fainted three times the last day of Lent, to keep soul and body together, we put a morsel of roast beef into her mouth, which came from Sir Murtagh's dinner, who never fasted, not he; but somehow or other it unfortunately reached my lady's ears, and the priest of the parish had a complaint made of it the next day, and the poor girl was forced, as soon as she could walk, to do penance for it, before she could get any peace or absolution, in the house or out of it. However, my l

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