Ferne Fleming: A Novel

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T.B. Peterson & Brothers, 1877 - 402 pages

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Page 85 - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.
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