Rory O'More by Samuel LoverRory O'More by Samuel Lover

Rory O'More

bySamuel Lover

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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. 1902. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVII DE LACY DEPARTS FOR FRANCE. RORY GIVES A HINT FOR MAKING GOOD PUNCH; AND SCRUBBS PROVES THE FALLACY OF THE SAYING, THAT A MAN FINDS HIS WARMEST WELCOME AT AN INN THE same day that was appointed for the meeting of the smugglers in the Folly was destined for the departure of De Lacy from the cottage of Rory O'More. De Lacy had his misgivings whether it would be safe for Rory to remain in the country after what had happened, and feared that his ready and generous conversion of the colonel's pass to his friend's safety, might become the means of his being discovered by the colonel and his party, and marked out for their vengeance. This thought weighed heavily upon him, and he expressed to Rory his fears upon the subject, with an offer of making him the companion of his voyage, and so securing his safety: but Rory refused the offer with thankfulness for the kindness and consideration by which it was prompted, and declared his intention to remain. "Sure, what would the mother and Mary do without me?" This was his only, and (with him) unanswerable argument against the measure; so, in conclusion, it was agreed that De Lacy should make his voyage without the companionship of our hero. "I 'll go with you to see you off, though," said Rory. "No, Rory," said De Lacy: "if you will not bear me company altogether, you must not in part. As you are determined on remaining behind, it would be a still further presumptive evidence against you to be absent even for a day or two from your home." It was therefore agreed that a couple of horses should be hired in Knockbracken, and Conolly, instead of Rory, become De Lacy's guide to the coast. Knockbracken happened to be the village on Regan's side of the country; for that in the neighbourhood of O'More's was too in...
Title:Rory O'MoreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217326536

ISBN - 13:9780217326537