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The Professor

By: Charlotte Brontë

...y person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim M... ...d and redundant composition, and come to prefer what was plain and homely. At the same time I had adopted a set of principles on the subject of incide... ...n old school acquaintance:— “Dear Charles, “I think when you and I were at Eton together, we were neither of us what could be called popular character... ... choose to listen, how the world has wagged with me. “First, after leaving Eton, I had an interview with my ma- ternal uncles, Lord Tynedale and the H... ...trial. What can you do? Do you know anything besides that useless trash of college learning—Greek, Latin, and so forth?” “I have studied mathematics.”... ...of respect to the peerage, oppose at every step the advancing power of the people, support your rotten order, and be ready for its sake to wade knee-d... ...y it if you dare.” “Oh, I shall not deny it! And if Hunsden hounded on the people to hiss you, he did quite right. You deserve popular execration; for... ... Isles, where Juanna had been born and whence she was sent to Europe to be educated. I wonder that any one, looking at that girl’s head and counte- na... ...nly wanted firmness, and assurance, to be the counterpart of what any well-educated lady in Essex or Middlesex might have enounced, yet the speaker or...

Excerpt: The Professor by Charlotte Bronte.

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