Brambletye House, Or, Cavaliers and Roundheads

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byHorace Smith

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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.1837 Excerpt: ... black, and holding a lamp in her right hand, glided suddenly into the chamber. At sight of this apparition, the hag, uttering a shout of terror, threw down the pillow, rushed through an opposite door, flew down the stairs, and burst out of the house. CHAPTER XXII. "This is a creature, Would she begin a sect, might quench the zeal Of all professors else,--make proselytes Of whom she bid but follow.' Shakspeare. Ok recovering his senses, and again opening his eyes, Jocelyn beheld a beautiful vision standing by his bedside, and holding a cordial to his lips, which, with a dulcet voice, she entreated him to drink. Still bewildered in his faculties, he knew not at first whether he were under the influence of some delightful dream, or whether he had indeed passed through the gate of death, and was invited to quafffrom the chalice of immortality by one of the angels of heaven. His lips moved in faint endeavours to speak, but finding himself too much exhausted to articulate a word, he obeyed in silence the behest of the ministering spirit. Invigorated by the cordial, he gathered strength enough to exclaim, as he again leaned back upon the pillow--" Gracious Heaven! am I in a dream, or is it indeed, Constantia Beverning V "Compose yourself," replied Constantia, "and do not attempt to speak. You have been wonderfully preserved. The hand of the Lord has been stretched forth to save you: let us call upon him to complete the work of mercy, for no arm of flesh can turn aside the dart of death that is still hovering over you." Kneeling down by his bedside, she drew forth a book of prayer, and, with a countenance irradiated by holy fervour, and a voice whose inimitable sweetness rendered the solemn earnestness of its expression still more emphatic, she proceeded to read ex...

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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.1837 Excerpt: ... black, and holding a lamp in her right hand, glided suddenly into the chamber. At sight of this apparition, the hag, uttering a ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217959342

ISBN - 13:9780217959346

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