As long as she lived by Frederick William RobinsonAs long as she lived by Frederick William Robinson

As long as she lived

byFrederick William Robinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876. Excerpt: ... 275 CHAPTER XXVII. AFTER THE STORMS. BRIAN HALFDAY was right--health and good luck were to follow all the miseries and misconceptions with which that year had begun for him and Mabel. The trials of life had been short and sharp, but were to remain for ever memorable. After all, there was nothing much to regret in them, and a great deal to look back upon gratefully--the fair landmarks in the history of a true affection. If Mabel, in her rash, unselfish consideration for the peace of mind of other folk, had nearly shipwrecked her own, still her mistakes were on the right side of the heart, and all was well that ended so well and brightly as this. The great case collapsed like a bubble after it was discovered that nobody had been poisoned. Michael Sewell laughed very heartily when the news first reached him, and said he was aware of it all along, for he had tasted the stuff in the bottle after taking it from his wife's hands; but the only person disposed to believe him was that wife herself, who considered it extremely probable, and just in Michael's style! There was a grand unlocking of police cells, and a grand procession therefrom--Michael Sewell and Dorcas, Angelo and his indignant father, and the captain of the Mary Grey, the latter vowing that he would make a case of damages for his detention, but exceedingly glad nevertheless that he had got well out of a troublesome piece of business. Concerning the skirmish between Angelo and Brian in the boat, that for ever remained a mystery to those not closely concerned. Angelo was silent, and Brian said laughingly to a few who were inquisitive that, when he got better, he should consider the expediency of taking out a summons for the assault, only unfortunately he had no witnesses to support the charge. To Ange...
Title:As long as she livedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217688195

ISBN - 13:9780217688192