Ben­jamin Dis­raeli (1804–81) to Mary Anne Wyndham Lewis

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Now for your for­tune: I write the sheer truth. That for­tune proved to be much less than I, or the world imag­ined. It was in fact, as far as I was con­cerned, a for­tune which could not ben­e­fit me in the slight­est de­gree… No, when months ago I told you there was only one link be­tween us, I felt that my heart was in­ex­tri­ca­bly en­gaged to you, and but for that I would have ter­mi­nated our ac­quain­tance

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