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The Hand but Not the Heart Or, The Life-Trials of Jessie Loring

By: T. S. Arthur
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Hand but Not the Heart: Or, The Life-Trials of Jessie Loring" by T. S. Arthur is a captivating Victorian novel that intricately weaves drama, romance, and moral lessons into its narrative. Set against the backdrop of Victorian society, the novel follows the life trials of Jessie Loring as she navigates the complexities of relationships, love, virtue, and temptation. T. S. Arthur skillfully crafts a moral tale that explores the consequences of decisions made from the heart versus those made from a place of virtue and integrity. Through Jessie Loring's journey, readers are drawn into a world where societal expectations clash with individual desires, and the consequences of moral compromise are starkly revealed. As Jessie grapples with the challenges of navigating society's expectations and her own personal desires, the novel delves into themes of love, morality, and the importance of maintaining one's integrity in the face of temptation. Set within the rich tapestry of Victorian literature, "The Hand but Not the Heart" offers readers a compelling exploration of the human condition and the enduring struggle between passion and virtue.

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T. S. Arthur

Timothy Shay Arthur, or T. S. Arthur was born on June 6, 1809, and died on March 6, 1885. S. Arthur was a well-known American author in the 1800s. Many people know him for the 1854 book Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There, which was a temperance story. It helped make Americans dislike alcohol. When he wrote his stories with care and compassion, he shared beliefs and ideas that were common in American "respectable middle class" life. A story of his called "An Angel in Disguise" shows how much he believed in the healing and changing power of love. He also wrote dozens of stories for Godey's Lady's Book, which was the most famous American monthly magazine before the Civil War. For many years, he published and edited his own magazine, Arthur's Home Magazine, which was modeled after Godey's. Arthur did a lot to explain and spread the values, beliefs, and habits that made up proper middle-class life in America. He is almost lost today. While a child, Arthur lived in Fort Montgomery, New York. He was born in Newburgh, New York. By 1820, Arthur's miller father had moved to Baltimore, Maryland, and Arthur went to school there for a short time.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 164 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362207044
  • ISBN-13: 9789362207043
  • Item Weight: 246g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 0.93mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Romance / General