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Sophie, or, the Virtues of misfortune.

Dilys Peterson

Sophie, or, the Virtues of misfortune.

by Dilys Peterson

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Published by Spearman in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21546213M
ISBN 100854350306
OCLC/WorldCa221068072

Author’s Preface T his collection of scattered thoughts and observations has little order or continuity; it was begun to give pleasure to a good mother who thinks for herself. My first idea was to write a tract a few pages long, but I was carried away by my subject, and before I knew what I was doing my tract had become a kind of book, too large indeed for the matter contained in it, but too. The Iron Woobie is a character who is not just a Woobie; they are the Woobie. Most Woobies are the victim of external circumstance. That may be how it started out for this little guy/girl, but after having to deal with too much guff, they've lost the ability to feel sorry for themselves, and will continue standing in the path of inevitable misfortune.

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These were not the grander virtues, to be sure, but the every-day virtues of sincerity, integrity, and conviction. These kings were not “great” men but they were “good” men. In all history, for example, it would be difficult to find a reign “less illustrious, yet more. Sophie Swetchine. Helpful Not Helpful just as misfortune extinguishes our virtues.

Votes: 0. Honore de Balzac. Helpful Not Helpful. I wanted us to go to the Tories when we were strong not in misfortune to be made an honest woman of. Votes: 0. saw my misfortune recorded in the book of fate, and signed and sealed by neces-sity.

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