The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - Apoplexy Versus Pride; or, An Old Lady's Love-Story

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(New York Weekly edition - source: Stanford Libraries)
(New York Weekly edition - source: Digital Library @ Villanova University)

Combined Summary

Online Full Text: Digital Library @ Villanova University (New York Weekly edition)
Stanford Digital Repository (New York Weekly edition)
Series: New York Weekly v. 32 no. 51 — page 8
New York Weekly v. 60 no. 44 — pages 2-3
Alternate Titles: An Old Lady's Love Story
An Old Lady's Love-Story
Subject / Tag: Sketch
Author: Hesperian
Dates: November 5, 1877 (New York Weekly edition)
August 12, 1905 (New York Weekly edition)
First Sentence: Sixty-one, yet fair with the grace of a late lingering youth that time had tempered into a rarely refined delicacy of presence, she was, of all attractive old ladies, the loveliest and most engaging, as leaning back in her chair and imposing silence upon the group of expectant girls surrounding her, she folded her hands, and, in tones thrilling low with memories of other days, softly began: (New York Weekly edition)
Last Sentence: Now, madcaps, make merry as you will over an old lady's love-story, but not another question, please, "the dead old lady arose, and despite every protestation, quietly passed from the room, leaving her admiring young listeners gayly wondering whether they would find themselves equally as lovely and blest at sixty-one. (New York Weekly edition)

Known Editions

New York Weekly edition (page 8 in New York Weekly, v. XXXII, no. 51, November 5, 1877)
New York Weekly edition (pages 2-3 in New York Weekly, v. LX, no. 44, August 12, 1905)

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