Holden with the Cords

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byW. M. L. Jay

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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.1874 Excerpt: ... FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH. BERGAN now mended rapidly; a mind and heart at ease are excellent medicines. In a few days it was pronounced safe to remove him to Oakstead. Here he was informed of the strange disappearance of Maumer Rue. "Her grandson, Brick, was at the cabin two or three times," said Mr. Bergan, " when you were too ill to allow his admittance. He is here now, and very anxious to sec you. May he come in?" Brick, being admitted, burst into tears. He was glad to see his beloved master, but his heart and mind were heavily burdened. When he had last seen his grandmother, she had told him that she was going on a long journey, and should not return; but she had charged him solemnly to say nothing of this communication to anybody but Bergan; who, she averred, would return in good time. Then he was to bid him, in her name, to "seek and find;" she had added, that he would know where to look. Bergan started up with a face of alarm. "I must go at once," he exclaimed; "I am afraid it is already too late!" "But you are not strong enough," remonstrated Mr. Bergan. "Tell us where to look, we will go in your stead." "I would gladly do so, if I knew how," answered Bergan, "but I am not certain that I can find the place myself; I never saw it but once, and then it was in the night. At the worst, however, we can cut a way into it. Come, uncle; come, Hubert, you will both bo needed; and wo ought to have a doctor, too. The secret--for there is one--has long heen kept, but it must needs out now; and it is as well that it should, the day of such things is over." The carriage was ordered, and having set down the three gentlemen at the Hall, went after Doctor Gerrish. Bergan, meanwhile, sought for the hidden spring. It required some time and thought before he found and presse...

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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.1874 Excerpt: ... FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH. BERGAN now mended rapidly; a mind and heart at ease are excellent medicines. In a few days it was pronounce...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217226779

ISBN - 13:9780217226776

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