Is that All?

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byHarriet Waters Preston

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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. 1877. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. RESOLUTION. 1 jOUR weeks later those deep-seated western windows were uncurtained for the first time, that a pair of sunken but still brilliant eyes might have a distant visionary glimpse of earth and sky. The landscape thus revealed was bright with a moving promise of early spring. The river was full; the fields beyond it, bare. Sweet sunshine, filtered through a warm, blue haze, suffused the scene. Augusta Pryor was in her accustomed place, by the alcove, as yet. If the countenance which she adored had long been delicate, she had to own that it looked more shadowy than ever in the fuller daylight, just admitted to the chamber, but she thought--infatuated woman!-"that she had never seen its expression more spirited and charming than now. She held a letter in her hand. "So that," said Alfred, "is the reward of merit, and the patient absorption of medicine, which has been promised and withheld so long." "Yes. I really don't see why you should not hear it now. And it is so astoundingly characteristic!" "It will be worth hearing, then! You know I am her sworn defender." "Oh, her cleverness needs no defence. And, for the rest, she's a riddle, which you look bright enough this morning to help me to solve. This came, you know, just after you began to mend. While you were at the worst I peremptorily refused to see her." "I can believe that." "Yes, my lord, and not on your account alone, though that was enough. Hadn't she lied to me? Well, then--" "' Obchabd Lawk, Feb. 26.' " Think of their staying there till then! ") '"my Dkar Madam--'" "Stop a minute! How that prim address roculls her! She was a piquante vision, I can toll yon, Madam Augusta, to my tired and misty cyos. Go on." "' It scorns that you will not see me, although I havo nskod to be admi...

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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. 1877. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. RESOLUTION. 1 jOUR weeks later those deep-seated western windows were uncurtained for the first time, that a pair...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217930905

ISBN - 13:9780217930901

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