This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1785 Excerpt: ... for me t4 procure sot my Emily such a guardian and companion as Miss Byron, on her return to Northamptonshire, would make her?--Such worthy ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1785 Excerpt: ... for me t4 procure sot my Emily such a guardian and companion as Miss Byron, on her return to Northamptonshire, would make her?--Such worthy relations as she would introduce her to, would bi a farther happiness to my ward. I am far from undervaluing triy sifter's good qualities: but if Emily live! with her, (he must live also with me, Indeed the affairs in which I am engaged for other people, (if I may call those who have a claim upon me for every instance of my friendship, other people) will occasion me to be often abs nt. But still, while Grandisua Hall, and St. James's Square, are the visible places of residence equally f the guardian and ward, Emily's mo;hrr will tell the world, that we live to gether. Miss Jefvois does not chuse to return to Mrs. Lane j and indeed I don't think she wouid be safe there in a fa, mily of women, though very worths ones, from the attempts of one of the sex, who having brought her into the world, calls herself her mother; and especially now that the unhappy woman has began to be troublesome there. I beg of you, therefore, mv dear Dr. Bartlett who know more of my heart and situation than any one living, (my clear Beauchamp excepted) to confides what I have written, and give me yout opinion of that part of it which relate to Miss Bvion and Emily. I was insensibly drawing myself id to enumerate the engagements, which at present press mostupon me. Let mt add to the subject--I must soon go to Paris, in order finally to settle such of the affairs of my late worthy friend, as cannot be so well done by any other hand. The three thoufaud pounds, Ki 1 which which he has directed to be disposed of to charitable uses, in France as well as in England, at the discretion of his executor, is one of them. Perhaps equity will allow me to add ...Read Less
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