Myra Gray, Or, Sown In Tears, Reaped In Joy (volume 2); A Novel by Charles Clarke

Myra Gray, Or, Sown In Tears, Reaped In Joy (volume 2); A Novel

byCharles Clarke

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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.1870 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. DELORAINE ATTEMPTS TO REFORM "THE FINEST PISANTRY IN THE WORLD." T is enough here to say that, from the day on which Myra and her husband had last quarrelled, they remained at a fashionable degree of indifference. The thermometer never moved. They were never illtempered, nor was he ever rude. He had brains enough to see that his last effort had cost him everything else that his imperturbable coolness might have gained him. To compare small things with great, Henry II. erred in the same way, and reaped the same reward of an overbearing, though momentary, forgetfulness, when he sighed for the death of an archbishop.-The luxury was too great to be-had for nothing; and it cost him a life's management and his prestige. Having said thus much that the reader may not feel uncomfortable about the principal actor and actress, we must go back in our story to Ireland. Deloraine returned from abroad when he had ascertained beyond all question that Myra Gray was married to Mr. Ferrers. The worst part of the business was the complete mystery which surrounded Gilbert Ferrers himself. Nobody seemed to know anything about him in England, Ireland, or Scotland. It was clear that he had made no mark in the world for his wealth, talents, or goodness; and nobody but his own father had accused him of being distinguished for crime, which he himself had condoned. He was not, therefore, so easily to be found, as if he had been a Rothschild, a Gladstone, a Peabody, or a Thistlewood. But Deloraine had no certain evidence that this man who had run away from Schlagstein was Dick Fetherstone's son and heir. Upon application to that gentleman, he had not been able to ascertain the name by which his supposititious son had gone. The original agent or commissioner employed by Fethe...

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Title:Myra Gray, Or, Sown In Tears, Reaped In Joy (volume 2); A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217260306

ISBN - 13:9780217260305

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