The Queen of Hearts: A Fiction and Literature, Romance, Short Story Collection Classic By Wilkie Collins! AAA+++

The Queen of Hearts: A Fiction and Literature, Romance, Short Story Collection Classic By Wilkie Collins! AAA+++

by WILKIE COLLINS
     
 

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Morgan discovered that he had saved as much money for his old age as a sensible man could want; that he was tired of the active pursuit--or, as he termed it, of the dignified quackery of his profession; and that it was only common charity to give his invalid brother a companion who could physic him for nothing, and so prevent him from getting rid of…  See more details below

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Morgan discovered that he had saved as much money for his old age as a sensible man could want; that he was tired of the active pursuit--or, as he termed it, of the dignified quackery of his profession; and that it was only common charity to give his invalid brother a companion who could physic him for nothing, and so prevent him from getting rid of his money in the worst of all possible ways, by wasting it on doctors' bills. In a week after Morgan had arrived at these conclusions, he was settled at The Glen Tower; and from that time, opposite as their characters were, my two elder brothers lived together in their lonely retreat, thoroughly understanding, and, in their very different ways, heartily loving one another.

Many years passed before I, the youngest of the three--christened by the unmelodious name of Griffith--found my way, in my turn, to the dreary old house, and the sheltering quiet of the Welsh hills. My career in life had led me away from my brothers; and even now...

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ISBN-13:
2940014455985
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
05/16/2012
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
347 KB

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