His Angel; A Romance Of The Far West by Henry HermanHis Angel; A Romance Of The Far West by Henry Herman

His Angel; A Romance Of The Far West

byHenry Herman

Paperback | January 12, 2012

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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. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. LOVE, A CRIME. LUNCHEON was over, and the chief, of the house of Kershaw was sleeping peacefully in his big chair at the head of the table. On one side of the broad, white damask-covered mahogany Mr. Hubert Underwood sat dreamily, apparently examining the* figures on the tablecloth as if he were endeavouring to find therein the solution of some problem, whilst he drummed an unconscious rataplan on the table with his knife. On the other side, with a wistful and half-tearful face growing momentarily more anxious, Miss Angelica Kershaw was engaged in mechanically pouring water from one glass to another and back again, an occupation which was interrupted every now and then by furtive inquiring glances at the young journalist. Miss Kershaw at last pushed the glasses away from her, and called,-- "Mr. Underwood." He was in cloudland and did not hear her. The rataplan was growing even more tumultuous. "Mr. Underwood," sTie repeated softly. The sound had its magic; for the young man, rousing himself from his reverie, looked up and smiled -- one might have called it sadly. "I beg your pardon, Miss Kershaw," he said, "I hope you didn't think me rude. I was thinking." "I was thinking also, Mr. Underwood," she retorted in a low voice, "and I didn't like what I was thinking about." He had shaken himself together, and his face brightened into a smile. "I am very sorry to hear that, Miss Kershaw," he said. "What were you thinking about?" "I was thinking--I was thinking," she rejoined hesitatingly, "that I shall miss you very much when you're in Europe. I hate Europe--there!" He looked at her for a brief instant, and his eyes glowed with a lustre she had never before noticed. He opened his lips twice or thrice, but arrested himself, as if some thought, more daring th...
Title:His Angel; A Romance Of The Far WestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021722203X

ISBN - 13:9780217222037