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The cottagers of Glenburnie

Hamilton, Elizabeth

The cottagers of Glenburnie

a tale, for the farmer"s fire-side

by Hamilton, Elizabeth

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Published by Isaac Pierce in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Elizabeth Hamilton
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 25592
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination231 p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15050624M

Now don't be obstreperous. Did you get all your liquor at Sterrit's? Pray, consider your nose; pray, do not spoil the effect! Its complexion was untinged by the fat of the soil; for in truth the soil had no fat to throw away. Elizabeth Hamilton, like some of the other writers wanted to make a point by comparing parts of Scotland with regions south of the border.

How unfit a scene for a young woman in my daughter's station; and under how unfit a conductor will she there appear! She was concerned with her parishioners. She's sometimes called the Scottish Jane Austen because she writes about exactly the same class of society, the gentry. The children spend three-fourths of their time in downright idleness, and when fatigued with the listlessness of inaction, have no other resource but in making noise or doing mischief. Sharp, though he attained the highest excellence in his profession, was in politics and religious belief a visionary and an enthusiast. It must be confessed, that the aspect of the dwelling, where she was to fix her residence, was by no means inviting.

Hawes-water, a lonely secluded lake, with no good inn accommodation near it, is visited by but few tourists, which is rather a pity, as it is one of the grandest of the sisterhood of meres, although inferior in picturesque beauty to Ullswater, of which The cottagers of Glenburnie book Payn says, contrasting it with Windermere, 'that Windermere is very homelike, and makes one wish to live for ever or even die in one of its many pleasant dwellings; but for grandeur, it is certainly not to The cottagers of Glenburnie book compared to its northern sister. Her face was fresh and sunny, light and shadow playing on it in quick responsive movement to the mental mood that happened to rule her. No doubt I had looked my very worst, standing there in the wood, pale and fagged and travel-stained, in my shabby old bonnet and mean-looking cloak; a great contrast to Lilian, in her fresh white pique dress, and with her delicately beautiful colouring of eyes and hair and complexion. On asking for John MacClarty's, three or four of them started forward to offer themselves as guides; and running before the car, turned down a lane towards the river, on a road so deep with ruts, that, though they had not twenty yards to go, it was attended with some danger. Many of them are very rich, but exceedingly ignorant, and do not bear a high character for honesty; but like every other class in Russia, this one also is being affected by the great changes which are taking place, and by which the old spirit of caste is dying out; while a number of nobles are infusing new ideas into mercantile circles.


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