Alice Vale; A Story For The Times

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byLois Waisbrooker

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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. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. COALS OF FIRE. "If thine enemy hunger, feed him; for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head." HEN Edward Winchester left Mr. Vale's, the night before, his anger amounted almost to phrensy. The coolness of Alice, and the justice of her remarks, maddened him to that degree that he hardly knew what he was doing. "The proud minx!" exclaimed he aloud, as soon as he had reached his room ; "I'll humble her yet; I'll teach her that she can not insult me with impunity." "But did she not tell you the truth?" whispered conscience: "was it not your own work that she held up to your view?" "My work! damn a woman that can't take care of herself," he continued in the same excited tones, as he walked rapidly back and forth across the room. "How now, Winchester! what's up?" "That's my business," he replied, scarcely waiting to see who the speaker was. "I beg your pardon for intruding; but I found your door open, and you did not answer my rap," said the young man, in tones which showed that he was offended. Winchester looked up. "Excuse me, Bronson; but I am vexed to-night: I meant no offense to you." "Then I will leave you till you are in better humor." "There," said Winchester, as the door closed behind his friend, -- " there, I have offended a friend as the first step toward accomplishing my object. I must keep cool, or I shall spoil every thing ; " and, locking the door to prevent further intrusion, he sat far into the night, revolving plans that would help him to triumph over the girl who had dared to tell him the truth. The next morning he arose with the - same restless O feeling upon him; and, after trying in vain to fasten his mind upon business, he resolved to take an excursion into the country. Going to one of the stables to get a horse, he ...

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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. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. COALS OF FIRE. "If thine enemy hunger, feed him; for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head." HEN Edward...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217163092

ISBN - 13:9780217163095

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