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Phantom Fortune, a Novel M E Braddon

Phantom Fortune, a Novel

M E Braddon

Published March 6th 2015
ISBN : 9781503390614
Paperback
474 pages
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[...] People dined earlier forty years ago than they do now. Even that salt of the earth, the elect of society, represented by that little great world which lies between the narrow circle bounded by Bryanstone Square on the north and by Birdcage WalkMore[...] People dined earlier forty years ago than they do now. Even that salt of the earth, the elect of society, represented by that little great world which lies between the narrow circle bounded by Bryanstone Square on the north and by Birdcage Walk on the south, did not consider seven oclock too early an hour for a dinner party which was to be followed by routs, drums, concerts, conversazione, as the case might be. It was seven oclock on a lovely June evening, and the Park was already deserted, and carriages were rolling swiftly along all the Westend squares, carrying rank, fashion, wealth, and beauty, political influence, and intellectual power, to the particular circle in which each was destined to illumine upon[...].