Mr. Martin

“I have no doubt that he will thrive and be a very rich man in time–and his being illiterate and coarse need not disturb us.”

Emma’s backhanded compliment of Robert Martin, the farmer Harriet adores
Emma, volume 1, chapter 4

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  1. Baja Janeite

    Have you seen this?
    It is based on your book!
    Hope you are feeling much better- that the Lord gives you “grace for the place” as Pastor Erwin Lutzer likes to encourage!