Mr. Midshipman Easy

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Published: 1836
Language: English
Wordcount: 139,655 / 389 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,750
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e temper and disposition of your child may be affected by the nourishment it receives, I think it more likely to be injured by the milk of a married woman who will desert her own child for the sake of gain. The misfortune which has happened to this young woman is not always a proof of a bad heart, but of strong attachment, and the overweening confidence of simplicity."

"You are correct, Doctor," replied Mr Easy, "and her head proves that she is a modest young woman, with strong religious feeling, kindness of disposition, and every other requisite."

"The head may prove it all for what I know, Mr Easy, but her conduct tells another tale."

"She is well fitted for the situation, ma'am," continued the Doctor.

"And if you please, ma'am," rejoined Sarah, "it was such a little one."

"Shall I try the baby, ma'am?" said the monthly nurse, who had listened in silence. "It is fretting so, poor thing, and has its dear little fist right down its throat."

Dr Middleton gave the signa

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.09.26
dave devenhill
*****

I had heard the title of this book but had never read it, but downloaded it for my eBook reader. I was amazed at the sophisticated humour in a book written in 1836. It is a rollicking tale with much to make you smile. I shall now more of Marryat\'s books in the hope they are as good. Thoroughly recommended.


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