Alban (volume 2); Or, The History Of A Young Puritan

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byJedediah Vincent Huntington

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1853. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. Mrs. Dolman reappeared, and said that Father Smith would be ready in a few minutes. Then Sister Theresa came out, and approached the carriage window. "Good morning, my dear Miss De Groot. Are you well? I feared you were not, from your nonappearance yesterday. Margaret is here too, I see! You adhere to your purpose tt Well, Father Smith is now at the altar, my dear young friend, reciting the psalms of preparation." Mary sank back ia the carriage for a moment. "I think you may come now," said the Sister. Mary motioned to Alban to get out of the carriage. Her father followed. She herself, when she stood on the pavement, seemed overcome, and was as pale as if she were going to faint. She leaned on Margaret. "Shall I fetch a glass of water?" said Alban. "No, no. I must not drink." The thought revived her. It was in great part physical weakness from her three days' fast, which had told on a youthful frame. Sister Theresa and Margaret were obliged to support her in ascending the steps. On the last step she looked round for her father, who had slowly followed them. "Forgive me, papa." He was silent, and Mary added, "God is too good to me in allowing you to be present." Mr. De Groot suddenly advanced and took her hand. He was aware that the time was come -- the last moment in which he could exercise his parental right of preventing by force the action which was about to take place. Once his daughter had crossed the threshold of the church, and physical coercion was no longer a resource. He held her hand firmly, and * gazed sternly on the rest. The door of the porch was held open at that moment by Mrs. Dolman; that of the chapel was already open, and a procession with lights approached from within. "You must return home," said Mr. De Groot, with a fierce calm...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1853. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. Mrs. Dolman reappeared, and said that Father Smith would be ready in a few minutes. Then Sister Theresa came out, and ap...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217770711

ISBN - 13:9780217770712

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