114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 in
May 5, 2014
General Books LLC
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 115056993X
ISBN - 13: 9781150569937
From the Publisher
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...well with or without Colonel Brandon.' And then rising, she went away to join Marianne, whom she found, as she expected, in her own room, leaning, in silent misery, over the small remains of a fire, which, till Elinor's entrance, had been her only light 'You had better leave me,' was all the notice that her sister received from her. 'I will leave you,' said Elinor, 'if you will go to bed.' But tliis, from the momentary perverseness of impatient suffering, she at first refused to do. Her sister's earnest, though gentle persuasion, however, soon softened her to compliance; and Elinor saw her lay her aching head on the pillow, and saw her, as she hoped, in a way to get some quiet rest before she left her. In the drawing-room, whither she then repaired, she was soon joined by Mrs. Jennings, with a wine glass full of something in her hand. My dear,' said she, entering, 'I have just recollected that I have some of the finest old Constantia wine in the house that ever was tasted, so I have brought a glass of it for your sister. My poor husband! how fond he was of it! Whenever he had a touch of his old colicky gout, he said it did him more good than any thing else in the world. Do take it to your sister.' 'Dear ma'am,' replied Elinor, smiling at the difference of the complaints for which it was recommended, ' how good you are! But I have just left Marianne in bed, and, I hope, almost asleep; and as I think nothing will be of so much service to her as rest, if you will give me leave, I will drink the wine myself.' Mrs. Jennings, though regretting that she had not been five minutes earlier, was satisfied with the compromise, and Elinor, as she swallowed the chief of it, reflected, that though its good effects on a colicky gout were, at present, of...