Rosanne (volume 2); Or, A Father's Labour Lost

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byLaetitia Matilda Hawkins

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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. 1814. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XL. The marchioness's intimacy at Chateau-Vicq had long allowed her to enter it by the garden, and to introduce herself to Rosanne's side of the house without ceremony; and every visit paid in this way, was now accepted by her to whom it was made, as an implied ' farewell,' or, which was almost synonymous with it, a notification of the arrival of Mr. Grant. But circumstances arose, under which Rosanne thought herself secure in the possession of her friend and Lisette, during another week. Bellarmine and his daughter were one day standing near a bed of flowers, and he was extemporizing to her on the uniform succession of disappointment to hope, as exemplified in the sudden withering of a plant, of which he had hoped to be the naturalizer in France: when, at the same moment, they perceived Madame D'Orsette not far distant from them, and accompanied by Mr. Grant! Common politeness would not admit, on either side, any notice of the uncivil prohibition of intercourse, or its breach. Mr. Grant's manner betrayed no consciousness of it. Bellannine did pot repeat it. The blame of disregard rested ndeed between the niece and the uncle; for Rosanne's duteous acquiescence in her father's command was known to him; and her countenance and manners removed suspicions, perhaps not now very active. Mr. Grant introduced himself with frank, handsome acknowledgments of the kindness and the alleviation of her solitude, for which his niece was indebted to her hospitable neighbours. His person was respectable: his manners were simple and benignant: all the wit that ever was brought forward against ' parsons' by those who, to show that they wear jewels, would borrow even the light of the nether world, could not have made Mr. Grant ridiculous, because he was just what it w...

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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. 1814. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XL. The marchioness's intimacy at Chateau-Vicq had long allowed her to enter it by the garden, and to introduce hersel...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021704204X

ISBN - 13:9780217042048

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