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Shelley Memorials, Edited By Lady Shelle...
adopted . "' If a I set had of raved opinions and , and ranted propag about ated what them wi I did th enthusiasm not understand to ; which had ; I had been be I
careless of attack , and eager for _notoriety : then the party I - longed " 'It had has gathered been the fashion round me with , and these I had same not friends been alone to accuse . me of worldheart and consciencetake hih
liness ground . . There I may , indeed distrust , my in my own own judgment too much- —be , too I indolent a and g
too ' timid i I like ; bat society in conduct ; I believe I am all above persons merited who blame have . any talent ( who are in . good health ) do . The soil that gives forth nothing , may lie ever cultivation fallow ;
the change but that living of which harvest intercourse produces , refreshing is — the however dews vital , and humble heat ri . pening Deb its arred product sun . from Books —needs that do , how much have ; but I ,
pined " ' M and y earl died y friends ! chose the position of enemies . When I first discovered that health a trusted shaken friend had I remember acted falsel thinking y by me -with , I was a burst nearl of y _destroyed agonising . tears My
was . , , falsehood that I should engendered prefer a . bed There of torture is no resentment to the unutterable ; but the world anguish can a never friend be ' s to me what it was before . Trustand confidenceand the heart ' s sincere
de-, , this votion " anguish * I , so are ug gone ht . at I . got that entang time to led make in various acquaintances ways throug —to h divert my read my y mind sympath from y ht it
worthil and too . eager If I heart have ; never but written I never to crouched vindicate to the society Bi — hts never of Women soug I have unbefriended y women when oppressedAt risk g I have befriended ,
ever and supported victims to the social system . ; "but every I make no , boast , for in truth it is simple justice I perform ; and better so I am is still reviled ! for being all worldl inall y .
will * ' , ' God I trust grant , by , his a happ excellent ier and understan a day ding " , near his clear Percy , brig — ht my , sincere -- spirit — and affectionate lead me into heart the , thick repay of me life for or sad onl long dld years a quiet of desolation home . 1 am His content career
may , y g . firmer at with last either in speak my , and unrebuked opinions , as I . grow . The If older experienced it be , I the grow will , more the of God suffering fearless that , I for the live myself thoug , I may htful —I all become , y may my
name yet to ' the good cause '—though . I do not expect to please my accusers . may " * be Thus in the have wrong I put : I down try to my examine thoughts myself . I may ; and have such deceived as I have myself written ; I
appears " ' Enoug to me h of the this exact ! truth The great . work of life goes on . Death draws near . throug To be better h self- after schooling death than If I in write life , the is above one ' s hope it is and that endeavor those who — love to be me so
. , against may sations hereafter cast my nature on know me . for that As not well I putting am cast not me myself all fr to om blame forward a precipice , nor . I merit , and cannot rail the do at heavy _tae that for ; accu it not is
flying . ' »
132 NOTICES--OP-BOOKS .
Women Catharine And Wbrh M . . Sed By Gw...
Women Catharine and Wbrh M . . Sed By gwick B . L . . _New _, S . Bodichon York : C ; . with S . Francis an Introduction and Co . by
We have received from New York a copy of a new edition of this little pamphlet , ( well known to many of our readers , ) which , is
noteworthy as containing" a preface addressed to the American public by Miss Catharine Sedgwick , a lady who is almost as much honored in
England as in her own country , and whose novels , " Hope Leslie , "
. the " Linwoods , " etc ., and numerous tales and essays devpted to moral
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Oct. 1, 1859, page 132, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01101859/page/60/