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CHAPTER I. “But, my dear Lady Di., indeed you should not let this affair prey so continually upon your spirits,” said Miss Burrage, in the condoling tone of a humble companion–“you really have almost fretted yourself into a nervous fever. I was in hopes that change of air, and change of scene, would have done […]

Mademoiselle Panache

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SECOND PART[1] [Footnote 1: The first part is in the Parent’s Assistant, vol. iv.] The tendency of any particular mode of education is not always perceived, before it is too late to change the habits or the character of the pupil. To superficial observers, children of nearly the same age often seem much alike in […]

Among the sufferers during the bloody reign of Robespierre, was Mad. de Rosier, a lady of good family, excellent understanding, and most amiable character. Her husband, and her only son, a promising young man of about fourteen, were dragged to the horrid prison of the Conciergerie, and their names, soon afterward, appeared in the list […]