The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

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D. A. Talboys, 1840 - 375 strani

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Stran 21 - I would be to be gained, I might have made my own terms, and if I had not capitulated for an immediate marriage, I might for a maintenance till marriage, and might have had what I would...
Stran 128 - If I had been otherwise, the vice came in always at the door of necessity, not at the door of inclination...
Stran 81 - When they come here, says she, we make no difference ; the planters buy them, and they work together in the field, till their time is out ; when 'tis expired, said she, they have encouragement given them to plant for themselves ; for they have a certain number of acres of land allotted them by the country, and they go to work to clear and cure the land, and then to plant it with tobacco and corn for their own use ; and as the merchants...
Stran 153 - Tis something of relief even to be undone by a man of honour, rather than by a scoundrel; but here the greatest disappointment was on his side, for he had really spent a great deal of money, deluded by this madam the procuress; and it was very remarkable on what poor terms he proceeded.
Stran 3 - MY true name is so well known in the records or registers at Newgate, and in the Old Bailey, and there are some things of such consequence still depending there, relating to my particular conduct, that it is not to be expected I should set my name, or the account of my family to this work...

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