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Love Eternal

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H. Rider Haggard


This follows the story of Godfrey and Isobel and their relationship as they grow up. - Summary by Michele Eaton

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 2

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Eliza Haywood


This has been said to be the first female development novel in English. Betsy leaves her emotionally and financially abusive husband Munden …

Queen Victoria

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E. Gordon Browne


This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became t…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 3

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about marriage, rather than dealing with courtship and thus differs from the type of domestic writing that would develo…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…

And So They Were Married

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Florence Morse Kingsley


This is the story of Elizabeth North, a young woman who becomes engaged and with the aid of a social climbing friend begins to plan her wedd…

Beatrice

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H. Rider Haggard


Beatrice is a lonely twenty-two year old woman. After saving Geoffrey's life, they fall in love. However, Geoffrey is married. In addition, …

Vol. 1 - Chapter 12

In Helen

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Maria Edgeworth


Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children…

Travels with a Chaperon, part 1

In The Black Bag

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Louis Joseph Vance


Mr. Philip Kirkwood, a not so successful painter, receives a visitor from his home town in America, who wants him to do him an unspecified f…