Sowing And Reaping,or What Will Come Of It

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byMary Botham Howitt

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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. 1844. Excerpt: ... only request, he said, he would make from her, that she would not seek to know where he was concealed; but he promised most solemnly never again to absent himself long from her; and, in the faith of his promise, she suffered him to depart. 176 CHAPTER XIV. But our readers have a right to question how much of Richard's story was true. They shall know. As he stated, he had done what was in his power to remove his mother from the burning house of Stanton-Combe; he entered her apartments at the very time when she was forcing her way through fire and danger to his chamber. The arrival of Sharple and the constables prevented his making further search after her, or even communicating with Bridget. He made his escape to the house of Timson, before day-break, where he remained concealed for several days, no way displeased to find the idea prevalent of hia having perished in the fire. He submitted the ring he was in the daily habit of wearing to the action of fire, which he ordered Timson to bury among the ruins, and afterwards produce as found. Timson did so, and received, in process of time, the 2007. reward from Sir Thomas Durant. After Richard had been concealed with Timson for nearly a week, he assumed the disguise of a countryman, and set out for London. The greatest precaution, however, was needful, for at that time the country was all alive in search of him, 500Z. being offered, as we before stated, for his apprehension, supposing him still alive. The hardships of this journey were great, for it was in the winter season, and he was afraid of entering large towns, or almost of travelling by day-light; but his life was in his hand, and there was no alternative. Spite of his apparent poverty, he entered London with fifteen thousand pounds in his pocket. This m...

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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. 1844. Excerpt: ... only request, he said, he would make from her, that she would not seek to know where he was concealed; but he promised most so...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217557155

ISBN - 13:9780217557153

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