Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 2

Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 2

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Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 2

Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 2

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John hodgkinson was an eminent and wealthy Yorkshire grazier, who had no children of his own, but who had brought up in his family Almeria Turnbull, the daughter of his wife by a former husband, a Mr. Turnbull Mr. Turnbull had also been a grazier, but had not been successful in the management of his affairs, therefore he could not leave his daughter any fortune; and at the death of her mother she became entirely dependent on her father-in-law. Old Hodgkinson was a whimsical man, who, except in eating and drinking, had no inclination to spend any part of the fortune he had made; but enjoying the consequence . . .

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