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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

observed, that had Miss Olivia seen a little more of the world, it would greatly improve her; to which the other added, that a single winter in town would make her little Sophia quite another thing. My wife warmly assented to both, adding that there was nothing she more ardently wished than to give her girls a single winter's polishing. To this I could not help replying, that their breeding was already superior to their fortune; and that greater refinement would only serve to make their poverty ridiculous, and give them a taste for pleasures they had no right to possess. " And what pleasures," cried Mr Thornhill, " do they not deserve to possess, who have so much in their power to bestow? As for my part," continued he, " my fortune is pretty large; love, liberty, and pleasure are my maxims; but curse me, if a settlement of half my estate could give my charming Olivia pleasure, it should be hers; and the only favour I would ask in return would be to add myself to the benefit." I was not such a stranger to the world as to be ignorant that this was the fashionable cant to disguise the insolence of the basest proposal; but I made an effort to suppress my resentment. " Sir," cried I, "the family which you now condescend to favour with your company has been bred with as nice a sense of honour as you. Any attempts to injure that may be attended with very dangerous consequences. Honour, sir, is our only possession at present, and of that last treasure we must be particularly careful." I was soon sorry for the warmth with which I had spoken this, when the young gentleman, grasping my hand, swore he commended my spirit, though he disapproved my suspicions. " As to your present hint," continued he, " I protest that nothing was farther from my heart than such a thought. No,

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As for my part," continued he, " my fortune is pretty large; love, liberty, and pleasure are my maxims; but curse me, if a settlement of half my estate could give my charming Olivia pleasure, it should be hers; and what is only favour I would ask in return would be to add myself to what is benefit." I was not such a stranger to what is world as to be ignorant that this was what is fashionable cant to disguise what is insolence of what is basest proposal; but I made an effort to suppress my resentment. " Sir," cried I, "the family which you now condescend to favour with your company has been bred with as nice a sense of honour as you. Any attempts to injure that may be attended with very dangerous consequences. Honour, sir, is our only possession at present, and of that last treasure we must be particularly careful." I was soon sorry for what is warmth with which I had spoken this, when what is young gentleman, grasping my hand, swore he commended my spirit, though he disapproved my suspicions. " As to your present hint," continued he, " I protest that nothing was farther from my heart than such a thought. 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My wife warmly assented to both, adding that there was nothing she more ardently wished than to give her girls a single winter's polishing. To this I could not help replying, that their breeding was already superior to their fortune; and that greater refinement would only serve to make their poverty ridiculous, and give them a taste for pleasures they had no right to possess. " And what pleasures," cried Mr Thornhill, " do they not deserve to possess, who have so much in their power to bestow? As for my part," continued he, " my fortune is pretty large; love, liberty, and pleasure are my maxims; but curse me, if a settlement of half my estate could give my charming Olivia pleasure, it should be hers; and what is only favour I would ask in return would be to add myself to what is benefit." I was not such a stranger to what is world as to be ignorant that this was what is fashionable cant to disguise what is insolence of what is basest proposal; but I made an effort to suppress my resentment. " Sir," cried I, "the family which you now condescend to favour with your company has been bred with as nice a sense of honour as you. Any attempts to injure that may be attended with very dangerous consequences. Honour, sir, is our only possession at present, and of that last treasure we must be particularly careful." I was soon sorry for the warmth with which I had spoken this, when what is young gentleman, grasping my hand, swore he commended my spirit, though he disapproved my suspicions. " As to your present hint," continued he, " I protest that nothing was farther from my heart than such a thought. No, where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") % travel books: The Vikar Of Wake Field (1776) books

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