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|Or he sets off to find the means to fix his family's fortunes, or he is orphaned, or he |
is left to die by a wicked stepmother. Or he is a prince in ... In a predivorce world,
families were broken by poverty and parental death. Robert Darnton's classic ...
|Because of the tenderness of her heart, she can fold in words of music that |
mothers all over the land sing to their little ... Facts have shown that an own child
will be treated cruelly when the mother is a bad woman, and genius and
untidiness are not necessarily found together, any more than stepmothers ...
Having married a man with more brains than money, poverty sometimes knocked
hard at her door.
|... and an eminent instance of the uielessness and insignificancy of knowledge, |
wit, and genius, without prudence and a proper ... She endeavoured to send
himsecretlytothe American? plantations ; and at last, to bury him in poverty and
obscurity for ... He now left his low occupation, and tried every method to awaken
the tenderness and attract the regard of his mother ... or the street j and when he
had formed a speech, he would step into a shop and beg the use of pen, ink, and
|was in the house of her mother, when an extraordinary letter was addressed to |
her from the chamber of Madame de Sevigne, ... Poverty is a state not so fatal to
genius, as it is usually conceived to be. ... which annihilates its ideal evils, and,
becoming even a source of pride, will confer independence, that first step to
|He has far more genius than I have, and greater wealth of knowledge, a more |
accurate sensuous perception (eine sichere ... AH his life he has been shielded
from the depressing influence of poverty, and now he has leisure, affluence,
renown, social ... When Schiller therefore thought of all this, he must have felt that
fate had been a niggard stepmother to him, as she had been a lavish mother to
|The bare walls, the uncarpeted floor, the want of comfort around, told the too |
common tale of genius struggling wilt misfortune and poverty. ... single week ; but
it was all he could depend on — all that was to give his sister and his aged
mother their daily bread. ... With a slow step — and nothing like the languid
movement in youth, which bespeaks the languor of the feel- ngs — the poet
returned to his seat.
|His father declared bankruptcy, and the family's poverty forced Strindberg to wear |
ill-fitting hand-me-downs and ... his father remarried, and Strindberg found
himself in continuing conflict with his aloof father and a stepmother whom he
jealously hated. An obvious genius, Strindberg was bored at the University of
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|For such complementary use of the mother tongue I propose four tools. ... These |
forms resemble an ascending staircase: those who stand on the lowest step and
are still unable to climb higher, celebrate the same liturgy as those standing ...
|A poor young thing of genius is on the brink of seduction: ill iiess, poverty, and |
similar circumstances, have exposed her ... so saying, she left the room ; and
when she returned, it was with the quiet step of a mother who fears to wake her
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