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Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Dec 04, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: favorites, 2012, british-literature, classics, lovely, romance
Read 2 times. Last read January 16, 2012 to March 8, 2012.

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Elizabeth Gaskell
“I do try to say, God’s will be done, sir,” said the Squire, looking up at Mr. Gibson for the first time, and speaking with more life in his voice; “but it’s harder to be resigned than happy people think.”
Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters

Elizabeth Gaskell
“Nay, nay!” said the Squire. “It’s not so easy to break one’s heart. Sometimes I’ve wished it were. But one has to go on living—‘all the appointed days,’ as is said in the Bible.”
Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters

Elizabeth Gaskell
“I say Gibson, we're old friends, and you're a fool if you take anything I say as an offense. Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me!”
Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters


Reading Progress

Finished Reading
December 4, 2007 – Shelved
December 4, 2007 – Shelved as: favorites
January 16, 2012 – Started Reading
January 27, 2012 –
page 138
21.26%
January 30, 2012 –
page 200
30.82%
February 21, 2012 –
page 332
51.16%
March 8, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012
March 8, 2012 – Shelved as: british-literature
March 8, 2012 – Shelved as: classics
March 8, 2012 – Shelved as: lovely
March 8, 2012 – Shelved as: romance
March 8, 2012 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Sylvia (new) - added it

Sylvia Yeah, I saw that this was on your favorites so I added it to my to-read list. It looks very good! I'll have to let you know once I get around to starting it. ;-)


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