The Belton Estate

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Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 158,706 / 417 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,899
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Origin: gutenberg.org
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in her misery, which, terrible as was the effort, she forced herself to accomplish for his sake. 'It is not so. No thought of that need add to your grief. My poor brother has not hurt me not in the way you mean.' 'He has ruined us all,' said the father; 'root and branch, man and woman, old and young, house and land. He has brought the family to an end ah me, to such an end!' After that the name of him who had taken himself from among them was not mentioned between the father and daughter, and Clara settled herself to the duties of her new life, striving to live as though there was no great sorrow around her as though no cloud-storm had burst over her head.

The family lawyer, who lived at Taunton, had communicated the fact of Charles's death to Mr Belton, and Belton had acknowledged the letter with the ordinary expressions of regret. The lawyer had alluded to the entail, saying that it was improbable that Mr Amedroz would have another son. To this Belton had replied that for his cousin Clara's sake he hope

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2012.04.16
Cheryl
****.

Good romance about the inheritance of the Belton estate. Kind of reminded me a bit of the TV show Downton Abbey and Mary's situation regarding inheritance of the property. The Belton Estate also has bits of humor thrown in, which made a lighter and more enjoyable read.


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