Villette by Charlotte Bronte, Fiction (Hardcover)

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When I was a girl I went to Bretton about twice a year, and well I liked the visit. The house and its inmates specially suited me. The large peaceful rooms, the well-arranged furniture, the clear wide windows, the balcony outside, looking down on a fine antique street, where Sundays and holidays seemed always to abide -- so quiet was its atmosphere, so clean its pavement -- these things pleased me well. One child in a household of grown people is usually made very much of, and in a quiet way I was a good deal taken notice of by Mrs. Bretton, who had been left a widow, with one son, before I knew her; her husband, a physician, having died while she was yet a young and handsome woman. . . .

Product Details
ISBN: 9780809598977
ISBN-10: 0809598973
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2004
Pages: 460
Language: English