William Whittlestaff becomes the guardian of Mary Lawrie, realizing that she could comfort him in his last years. However Mary is in love with John Gordon and is waiting for his return from the diamond fields. Despairing of his return she accepts William's marriage proposal, but John does return.
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As young adult, Trollope endured seven years of poverty in the General Post Office in London before accepting a better-paying position as postal surveyor in Banagher, Ireland in 1841. The years in Ireland formed the basis of his second career delineating clerical life in small cathedral towns.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140438521
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