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No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine. Her situation in life, the character of her father and mother, her own person and disposition, were all equally against her. Her father was a clergyman, without being neglecte... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781421800608
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Published 8 February 2006 by 1st World Library - Literary S
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Austen, Jane
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ISBN-13 9781421800608
ISBN-10 1421800608
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher 1st World Library - Literary S
Imprint 1st World Library - Literary Society
Publication Date 8 February 2006
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Edited by World Library, 1st
Edited by Library, 1stworld
Category Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Drama Texts, Plays
Number of Pages 300
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 517g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Drama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
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No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine. Her situation in life, the character of her father and mother, her own person and disposition, were all equally against her. Her father was a clergyman, without being neglected, or poor, and a very respec-table man, though his name was Richard - and he had never been handsome. He had a considerable indepen-dence besides two good livings - and he was not in the least addicted to locking up his daughters. Her mother was a woman of useful plain sense, with a good temper, and, what is more remarkable, with a good constitution. She had three sons before Catherine was born; and instead of dying in bringing the latter into the world, as anybody might expect, she still lived on - lived to have six children more - to see them growing up around her, and to enjoy excellent health herself. A family of ten children will be always called a fine family, where there are heads and arms and legs enough for the number; but the Morlands had little other right to the word, for they were in general very plain, and Catherine, for many years of her life, as plain as any.She had a thin awkward figure, a sallow skin without colour, dark lank hair, and strong features - so much for her person; and not less unpropitious for heroism seemed her mind.

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