Tales and Novels — Volume 09

By Maria Edgeworth

  • Release Date : 1849-05-22
  • Genre : Culture, Places & People
  • FIle Size : 0.55 MB


Tales and Novels — Volume 09 This is a tale and novel book. I soon grew vain of my fears. My antipathy, my natural, positively natural antipathy to the sight or bare idea of a Jew, was talked of by ladies and by gentlemen; it was exhibited to all my mother's acquaintance, learned and unlearned; it was a medical, it was a metaphysical wonder, it was an idiosyncrasy, corporeal, or mental, or both; it was--in short, more nonsense was talked about it than I will repeat, though I perfectly remember it all; for the importance of which at this period I became to successive circles of visitors fixed every circumstance and almost every word indelibly in my memory.