The Hungarian Brothers

The Hungarian Brothers

by Anna Maria Porter
     
 

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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:
2940029963901
Publisher:
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme
Format:
NOOK Book

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for Charles. But every one concurred in" ad- nvlrife ciieir mutual adectioa. CHAP. II. The brothers were one morning together, when a letter was brought to Charles, which as he opened with some confusion Demetrius quitted his seat, and facing towards the glass, began to settle part of his dress. " Thou wilt certainly grow a coxcomb my good fellow!" said Charles, (at last rising and laying his hand upon his brother's fine hair.) Demetrius, with a look of alarm, exclaimed " Do you really th:H so?" Charles laughed" No, on my honour, or I should not have told you of it, so lightly: but to say the truth you are no indifferent worshipper of your own image: if I may hazard a conjucture on the usual length of your devoirs, from the present specimen." " Attribute all the blame to your confounded letter, Charles! I saw you were forced to spell it, and charitably tender of such dullness, removed myself out of your way." " One must not read love-letters before you, I find," observed Charles. " Is it a love-letter?my dear brother, do let me see it." " I did not say it wasindeed it is not: and whether it comes from man, woman, or boy,I am completely ignorant:there it is, when you have read it, I will tell you, all the little I conjecture of its writer." Demetrius nearly forgot that he had'just thought himself in peculiar good l-ooks that day, and that he meant therefore, to sally forth immediately; he snatched the billet which was written delicately, in a small hand, without a signature, and read as follows. " I am more than ever pleased with you:your virtues are indeed sterling, since they hear the test of univermil admiration. How sincere is Ihe Iri'inte my heart ptiyayou, when I reflect upon the disinterested affect ioti with which you are now guiding ...

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