Unformatted text preview: Leonora’s beauty and class, thus making it difficult to find a matrimonial partner. Mr. Waddlestone feared that his “lovely child would be rejected from the rank of life in which he desired to fix her destiny.” Because both Mr. Waddlestone and Leonora do not share Mrs. Waddlestone’s vulgarity, they became “united by a species of mutual affection, which would have resembled the bond of friendship rather than of filial and paternal love.” The mutual affection between them shows that Mr. Waddlestone desires a wife who exhibits his daughter’s qualities, rather than the crudity of Mrs. Waddlestone....
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- Spring '10
- Tone, Mr. Waddlestone, Mrs. Waddlestone