Daniel Deronda Volume 2

Daniel Deronda Volume 2

by George Eliot
     
 

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

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ISBN-13:
9781313902458
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

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I any steady occupation on the eve of an anticipated change. He could not go on with his printing of Hebrew on little Jacob's mind; or with his attendance at a weekly club, which was another effort of the same forlorn hope. Something else was coming. The one thing he longed for was to get as far as the river, which he could do but seldom and with difficulty. He yearned with a poet's yearning for the wide sky, the far- reaching vista of bridges, the tender and fluctuating lights on the water which seems to breathe with a life that can shiver and mourn, be comforted and rejoice. CHAPTER XXXIX. " Vor den Wissenden sich stellen Sicher ist's in alien Fallen! . Wenn du lange dich gequalet Weiss er gleich wo dir es fehlet; Aueh auf Beifall darfst du hoffen, Denn er weiss wo du's getroffen." Goethe : West-ostlicher Divan. Momentous things happened to Deronda the very evening of that visit to the small house at Chelsea, when there was the discussion about Mirah's public name. But for the family group there, what appeared to be the chief sequence connected with it occurred two days afterward. About four o'clock wheels paused before the door, and there came one of those knocks with an accompanying ring which serve to magnify the sense of social existence in a region where the most enlivening signals are usually those of the muffin-man. All the girls were at home, and the two rooms were thrown together to make space for Kate's drawing, as well as a great length of embroidery which had taken the place of the satin cushions a sort of piece de resistance in the courses of needle-work, taken up by any clever fingers that happened to be at liberty. It stretched across the front roompicturesquely enough, Mrs. Meyrick bending over it at one corner, Mab in the middle, and...

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