Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Count Julian; or, The Last Days of the Goth >> Chapter VIII >> Page 38

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Novel (Romance) | William Taylor & Co. | 1845 - 1846
Transcription 38 COU T JULIAN; OR,
a time when her love would be acceptable in her father's eyes : she did not think of its indulgence on other terms. Perhaps, indeed, she did not think of it at all. Life, with her, seemed only a feeling—duty, an instinct—and love, an emotion. To call her feelings by names, or to inquire into their consistency with one another, vas no part of her mind's employment ; and her heart, as yet, was quite too young, and too well satisfied with itself, to call in its assistance.
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