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Post  dreamscoko on Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:22 am

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" It will be in your power to add much to his comforts; but by raising him from his present situation, or levelling yourself to it, you would not add to his happiness or your own."
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" Then let us lengthen our walk a little. Mrs. Pierpont knows that I am with you, and therefore will not be alarmed; and it is so lovely an evening, I think a little lingering in the air, even preferable to our evening music."
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The poor old man had never known his grandchild, he had thought of her often, but knowing that the Pierpont family had provided for her, he had so long considered that she was raised from his sphere and acquaintance, as almost to lose the recollection of her "relationship to him; and when he was told that she was coming to live at the Hall, as its future mistress, he almost with bitterness thought of the immense distance which exists between wealth and rank, and servitude and poverty, and scarcely rejoiced at the good fortune of the offspring of his ill-fated daughter.


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