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The story of American letters.

Walter Fuller Taylor

The story of American letters.

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Published by Regbery in Chicago .
Written in English


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The Power of Sympathy was Brown's first novel. The characters' struggles illustrate the dangers of seduction and the pitfalls of giving in to one's passions, while advocating the moral education.

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