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O Conde de S. Luiz

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Author: Tomaz de Melo
Published: 1903
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 57,760 / 192 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,186
Added to site: 2009.05.23
mnybks.net#: 24253
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segundo a opinião de todas as pessoas que frequentavam a sua casa, havia sido um anjo salvador.

Dois annos depois da sua administração, os vinte contos de réis, que rendiam á viuva cem mil réis por mez, haviam subido a um rendimento de um conto e seiscentos por anno, graças á applicação que elle dera a esses capitaes. Quanto ao producto da propriedade, era um segredo, que mais dia menos dia seria revelado como surpreza agradavel. Que razão teria ella para o arguir de mau administrador?

Estas e outras circumstancias faziam com que D. Marianna obedecesse cegamente a quanto elle lhe impunha.

No dia immediato, Manuel chegou-se a sua mãe, afim de saber o que se havia passado entre ella e o commendador.

--Sinto deveras que me queiras abandonar, porém se essa é a tua vontade, vae, e que as minhas orações, acompanhando-te sempre, te possam salvar de todos os perigos. Quanto a di

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