Castle Richmond; A Novel

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAnthony Trollope

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...why did he not tell me when I spoke to him of her?' he said, with something approaching to bitterness in his voice and a slight struggle in his throat that was almost premonitory of a sob. 'Ah! it is there that I fear for you. I know what your feelings are; but think of his sorrows, and do not be hard on him.' 'Ah me, ah me!' exclaimed Herbert. 'I fear that he will not be with you long. He has already endured till he is now almost past the power of suffering more. And yet there is so much more that he must suffer!' 'My poor father!' 'Think what such as he must have gone through in bringing himself into contact with that man; and all this has been done that he might spare you and your mother. Think of the wound to his conscience before he would have lowered himself to an unworthy bargain with a swindler. But this has been done that you might have that which you have been taught to look on as your own. He has been wrong. No other verdict can be given. But you, at any rate, can bo tender to such a fault; you and your mother.'. 'I will--I will,' said Herbert. 'But if it had happened a month since I could have borne it.' And then he thought of his mother, and hated himself for what he had said. How could he have borne that with patience? 'And there is no doubt, you say?' 'I think none. The man carries his proofs with him. An old servant here in the house, too, knows him.' 'What, Mrs. Jones?' 'Yes; Mrs. Jones. And the burden of further proof must now, of course, be thrown on us,--not on him. Directly that we believe the statement, it is for us to ascertain its truth. Yon and your father must not be seen to hold a false position before the world..' 'And what are we to do now?' 'I fear that your mother must be told, and Mr. Owen Fitzgerald; and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...why did he not tell me when I spoke to him of her?' he said, with something approaching to bitterness in his vo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021731645X

ISBN - 13:9780217316453

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