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Jean Webster

Daddy Long-Legs and Dear Enemy: Illustrated

Jerusha Abbott grew up in an orphanage but was sent to college by a mysterious benefactor she calls Daddy-Long-Legs. In college she falls in love with a young man who wants to marry her, but she refuses because she is an orphan. Finally, after Jerusha--now Judy--graduates, she asks to meet her benefactor.
395 Druckseiten
Ursprüngliche Veröffentlichung
2016
Jahr der Veröffentlichung
2016
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  • b5591791337hat Zitat gemachtvor 4 Jahren
    Most people don’t live; they just race. They are trying to reach some goal far away on the horizon, and in the heat of the going they get so breathless and panting that they lose all sight of the beautiful, tranquil country they are passing through; and then the first thing they know, they are old and worn out, and it does n’t make any difference whether they ’ve reached the goal or not.
  • b5591791337hat Zitat gemachtvor 4 Jahren
    I ’ve discovered the true secret of happiness, Daddy, and that is to live in the now. Not to be forever regretting the past, or anticipating the future; but to get the most that you can out of this very instant. It ’s like farming. You can have extensive farming and intensive farming;
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