Noel D'Auvergne

Paperback | February 4, 2012

bySamuel Richardson

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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. 1869. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. A DEED OF DARKNESS. "I thank you that the heart I cast away On such as you, though broken, bruised, and crush'd, Now that its fiery throbbing is all hush'd, Upon a worthier altar I can lay. "I thank you for the lesson that such love Is a perverting of God's royal right, That it is made but for the Infinite, And all too great to live except above. "I thank you for a terrible awaking, And if reproach seem'd hidden in my pain, And sorrow seem'd to cry on your disdain, Know that my blessing lay in your forsaking." Adelaide Anne Peoctob. T?AR and wide the tidings flew abroad of the approaching marriage of Miss Leyne; it was an understood thing amongst her numerous acquaintances that the interesting ceremony would take place some time during the next spring. She was not as happy as she would have been were her future husband Noel d'Auvergne instead of the Honourable O'Malley Oranmore. At the same time she was not unhappy, but on the whole satisfied at the turn in the tide of affairs, which was bearing her along with its current out of the monotony of the present into that region of married life so many women dream of, and desire, and cannot attain to. She could not complain that Oranmore was not a most devoted lover, anticipating her wishes, and paying to her those tender attentions, to receive which made her so peaceful and resigned, experiencing the grateful feeling of delightful security from the frequent reflection that there was one fervent being by her side, who, through the yearnings of affection, was longing to do a great deal for her sake. Yet at gloomy moments, when she was more downcast,--when he had parted with her to return no more that day, when she was drearily alone, giving way to incomprehensible forebodings, while taking a solitar...

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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. 1869. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. A DEED OF DARKNESS. "I thank you that the heart I cast away On such as you, though broken, bruised, and crush'd, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217733069

ISBN - 13:9780217733069

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