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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 142,831 / 411 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 31
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 7,122
Added to site: 2010.02.23
mnybks.net#: 26758
Genre: Periodical
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ifferent in bearing and appearance: Maria was a delicate blonde, with a riant face, and an animated manner--we had said almost peculiarly Irish--rushing at conclusions, where her more thoughtful and careful sister paused to consider and calculate. The beauty of Jane was statuesque, her deportment serious yet cheerful, a seriousness quite as natural as her younger sister's gayety; they both labored diligently, but Anna Maria's labor was sport when compared to her elder sister's careful toil; Jane's mind was of a more lofty order, she was intense, and felt more than she said, while Anna Maria often said more than she felt; they were a delightful contrast, and yet the harmony between them was complete; and one of the happiest days we ever spent, while trembling on the threshold of literature, was with them at their pretty road-side cottage, in the village of Esher, before the death of their venerable and dearly-beloved mother, whose rectitude and prudence had both guided and sheltered their you

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