A House Divided Against Itself

Margaret O. OLIPHANT (1828 - 1897)

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." So said Abraham Lincoln in 1858. Here we have the irascible Mr. Waring, an elderly English ex-patriot, living in Italy with his charming daughter, Frances. Mr. Waring was there long before the hotels and the tourists, and resents them all, especially the gawkers, of which there were many... and most of them fellow Englishmen. We see that petite Frances is mistress of the house, and carries out her duties in the fashion of a true English lady, although this is more by accident than design, since she barely remembers the land of her birth, nor are there any English ladies to guide her. But, sweet as she seems, there is another side to her character, which makes itself known when an unexpected visitor arrives.( Lynne Thompson)

Genre(s): Published 1800 -1900

Language: English

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Play 01 I Julian Pratley
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Play 02 II AnaNaumoska
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Play 03 III AnaNaumoska
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Play 04 IV Anita Sloma-Martinez
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Play 05 V Lynne T
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Play 06 VI Kat Andrews
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Play 07 VII Kathleen Moore
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Play 08 VIII Kathleen Moore
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Play 09 IX Kathleen Moore
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Play 10 X Shellbellinnes
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Play 11 XI Nancy Gorgen
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Play 17 XVII Kat Andrews
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Play 25 XXV Nancy Gorgen
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Play 26 XXVI Rutherford Osborn
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Play 28 XXVIII Nancy Gorgen
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Play 30 XXX AnaNaumoska
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Play 31 XXXI Kat Andrews
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Play 40 XL Joshua Paul Seeger.
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Play 42 XLII Jan Perkins
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Play 43 XLIII Kat Andrews
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Play 45 XLV Nancy Gorgen
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Play 48 XLVIII Nancy Gorgen
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