Glenwood; Or, The Parish Boy by William G. CambridgeGlenwood; Or, The Parish Boy by William G. Cambridge

Glenwood; Or, The Parish Boy

byWilliam G. Cambridge

Paperback | February 6, 2012

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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.1855 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV. WILLIE LEFT SO MYSTERIOUSLY. HIS JOURNEY. FINDS A HOHB WITH THE PENLY8. The night before Jeannie's wedding, Willie felt so weary and oppressed that he retired early, and tried to solace his aching heart with sleep; but no sleep came. He sought to fix his mind upon subjects which should bring oblivion to his senses, and draw his thoughts away from her who was so dear, but forever lost to him. His efforts were all in vain, for he could think of nothing but Jeannie. It did not seem right that she should marry; and he would give the world, were it all his own, if she might be his. If she would only have waited until he was a man, she would then have known that he alone had a right to her heart and hand. He believed this; he had thought of it for hours together, and he could not banish the thaught from his mind.-He queried whether she would be quite happy; he hoped she would, for he loved her too dearly to wish, for a moment, to see her wretched. And her husband--he desired nothing but blessings for him, but he should have sought elsewhere for a bride. No, sleep would not come while such harrowing thoughts were passing through the mind, and Willie tossed and tumbled through the dreary hours. There was one thing which he dreaded to think of, and yet he must look it steadily in the face. To see her married! How could lie witness a consummation which should forever blight all his dearest hopes? He would feign sickness, and so have an excuse for absence. But that seemed not right; and then he must lie there, not only through this endless night of unrest, but through all the dreary hours of the coming day, and realize that the moment was approaching when she would be a wedded wife. And it would mar the pleasures of the company if there was a sick one in ...
Title:Glenwood; Or, The Parish BoyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217484794

ISBN - 13:9780217484794