By H. G. Wells
In A glossy Utopia, tourists fall right into a space-warp and all of sudden locate themselves upon a Utopian Earth managed by way of a unmarried global Government.
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This double imperative took form in good deeds that were to be accomplished not with a view toward laying up capital in Heaven, but rather as an act of worship. Anne舗s universalist convictions led her to believe that perhaps the greatest work we could do on earth was to have as much faith in the possibility of salvation for each and every one of us as does God; through our own humble efforts, any soul might be saved. Here, then, are the roots of Agnes舗s quiet, almost stoic perseverance. Time and time again Agnes sees the essential immoral dimensions of conduct that others view as socially acceptable or even desirable; time and time again she speaks her mind, though no one will listen.
1847 Charlotte舗s novel The Professor is rejected for publication. Her second novel, Jane Eyre, is published in October by Smith, Elder and Co. under her pseudonym, Currer Bell, to immediate success. Emily舗s Wuthering Heights and Anne舗s Agnes Grey are published in December by Thomas Cautley Newby under their respective pseudonyms, Ellis and Acton Bell. 舡 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is published by Newby, under the name Acton Bell. Its immense popularity triggers speculation about the novel舗s mysterious authorship, prompting Charlotte and Anne to travel to London to disclose to the former舗s publisher their true identities.
Agnes Grey ISBN-13: 1-978-59308-323-6 ISBN-10: 1-59308-323-8 eISBN : 978-1-411-43172-0 LC Control Number 2005923977 Š Produced and published in conjunction with: Fine Creative Media, Inc. 322 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10001 Š Michael J. Fine, President and Publisher Š Printed in the United States of America Š QM 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 Š FIRST PRINTING Anne Brontȵ Anne Brontȵ was born on January 17, 1820, into one of English literature舗s most remarkable families. The youngest of Patrick and Maria Branwell Brontȵ舗s six children, Anne was only a year old when her mother became ill with cancer.
A Modern Utopia (Penguin Classics) by H. G. Wells