Monday, December 5

Dear Sweet Amelia

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An excerpt from Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery describing the heart of Amelia.

But there are things, look you, of a finer texture than fur or satin, and all Solomon’s glories, and all the wardrobe of the Queen of Sheba–things whereof the beauty escapes the eyes of many connoisseurs. And there are sweet modest little souls on which you light, fragrant and blooming tenderly in quiet shady places;

 

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