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Author: May Sinclair
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,886 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 545
Added to site: 2004.11.14 9181

Miss Sinclair has expressed a desire to have this book republished in America, because she considers it the best of her work previous to 'The Divine Fire.' It originally appeared with another work in a volume entitled 'Two Sides of a Question,' a small imported edition of which is now exhausted.

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and her friends at St. Sidwell's were not likely to waste their time in cultivating Juliana and Mrs. Moon. The thing had been tried by one or two of the younger teachers who went in for all-round self-development and were getting up the minor virtues. But they had met with no encouragement and they had ceased to come. Then nobody came; not even the doctor or the clergyman. The two ladies were of one mind on that point; it was convenient for them to ignore their trifling ailments, spiritual or bodily. And as soon as they saw that the world renounced them they adopted a lofty tone and said to each other that they had renounced the world. For they were proud, Mrs. Moon especially so. Tollington Moon had married slightly, ever so slightly beneath him, the Moons again marking a faint descent from the standing of the Quinceys. But the old lady had completely identified herself, not only with the Moons, but with the higher branch, which she always spoke of as "my family." In fact she had worn her connectio



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