Lady Glencora

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Female friendships are slower in their growth, for the suspicion of women is perhaps stronger than that of men.

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The Journey to Panama

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Maule, Gerard.

A useless young man, with only money enough to live a meager life, made up of hunting, visiting complaisant friends and mooning over Adelaide Palliser's refusal to marry him. He accused Adelaide of thinking him ". - . a poor creature, generally half asleep, shallow-pated, slow-blooded, ignorant, useless and unambitious"

Since neither of them. had any Money, it was impossible for them to marry until Madame Goesler settled on Adelaide the fortune that the old Duke of Omnium had left her.

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