The Sorrows of Satan

The Sorrows of Satan

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Autore: Marie Corelli
Editore: Simone Vannini
Categoria: FICTION / Cristiana / Fantasy
Lingua: Inglese
Isbn: 9788826467542
Pubblicazione: 03/07/2017

Sinossi:
"Do you know what it is to be poor? Not poor with the arrogant poverty complained of by certain people who have five or six thousand a year to live upon, and who yet swear they can hardly manage to make both ends meet, but really poor,—downright, cruelly, hideously poor, with a poverty that is graceless, sordid and miserable? Poverty that compels you to dress in your one suit of clothes till it is worn threadbare,—that denies you clean linen on account of the ruinous charges of washerwomen,—that robs you of your own self-respect, and causes you to slink along the streets vaguely abashed, instead of walking erect among your fellow-men in independent ease,—this is the sort of poverty I mean. This is the grinding curse that keeps down noble aspiration under a load of ignoble care; this is the moral cancer that eats into the heart of an otherwise well-intentioned human creature and makes him envious and malignant, and inclined to the use of dynamite..."


Pagine 549
Formato BN Carta Bianca 148x210 - Copertina opaca
Peso 700 gr.

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