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[Charlotte Bronte to Margaret Wooler, on the Bronte sisters" investment plans, 23 April 1845:] "There is nothing so uncertain as rail-roads; the price of shares varies continually -- and any day a small share-holder may find his funds shrunk to their original dimensions. Emily has made herself mistress of the necessary degree of knowledge for conducting the matter, by dint of carefully reading every paragraph and every advertisement in the news papers that related to rail-roads and as we have abstained from all gambling, all mere speculative buying- in and selling-out -- we have got on very decently."

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Related people
Bronte, Emily
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The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence
Related place
England
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made herself mistress of the necessary degree of knowledge for conducting the matter, by 
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