Lost; Or, What Came Of A Slip From 'honour Bright' Or, What Came Of A Slip From 'honour Bright'.

Paperback | January 1, 2012

byJohn Christopher Atkinson

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1870. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXYII. The trial and its issue. The end. It was wonderful what effect even one night's rest under a friendly roof, and with the assurance that her troubles were over, produced upon Nurse Thurgood. A little friendly compulsion even, next morning, was necessary to keep her in her bed; and when Mr. Graham arrived, shortly after mid-day, he had no scruple whatever about not only communicating his unlooked-for piece of good fortune to Mr. Gibbon, but about requesting hini to come over without delay for the purpose of receiving her statement. Eager as he was himself to know what it was that she was able to impart, he steadily refused to let her run the risk of fatiguing or exciting herself by any narration before Mr. Gibbon's arrival. One thing, however, he saw no reason to negative. She had had entrusted to her, by her dying mistress, a small packet of manuscript, with a solemn charge to keep it most carefully, and to be ready to deliver it to Sir Norton if he ever desired any explanation from her; er to Sir Henry either, in case of necessity. Mr. Graham took it with a painful mixture of feelings: sorrow, and pity, and apprehension as to its contents. His admiration at Mrs. Thurgood's caution and staunchness, however, was uumingled. She had never mentioned the existence of such a document, and had most carefully stitched it into THE REVEREND MR. BATES FOUND AT LAST. 343 lier stays, folding the sheets of thin paper round the "bu.sk, so that, even had she been searched, it must have been a most suspicious searcher who detected the presence of such a deposit in such a place. Mr. Graham read this carefully-treasured document eagerly, and while a moisture in his eyes spoke for some part of his feeling as he read on, the general result might be gathered from a heartfelt 'Thank God' whi...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1870. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXYII. The trial and its issue. The end. It was wonderful what effect even one night's rest under a friendly roof, and with the assurance that her...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217507476

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