Tales By The O'hara Family (volume 1); Second Series Comprising The Nowlans, And Peter Of The Castle

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byJohn Banim

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1826. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. It will be remembered that upon the first day of his residence with his uncle, he met his beautiful cousin in the garden, and that they parted after something was hinted about meeting again the next day, or that evening. After dinner, tired and afraid of the bacchanalian courses around him, he contrived to steal out, as, we believe, has also been said, and into the garden too. As he passed a window in the gable of the house, Maggy appeared at it; he did not pretend to see her, though he could not account for the affectation, but walked forward very seriously. In a few minutes she entered the garden after him; now, in her turn, not pretending to see him, but coursing along the walk with her dog, as if her heart was in nothing but so delightful a sport. It was not long, however, until they met; and, although he had made no regular plan of it, John took but of his pocket the little reading-book he had promised to provide for his cousin, and challenged her to sit down in the summer-house, and have her first lesson ; pure benevolence then being, of course, the only possible motive to the zeal of the boytutor. But Maggy at first seemed to have lost all interest in the matter. " Avoch, no, we thank you; an' what's the use, now that a body can think iv id ? there's mammy, amost as bad as myself at her buke, an' yet see what a woman she is--Fidelle ! Fidelle ! come here, you thief-o'-the world ! come here!" and away she galloped after her dog, from the mortified, yet pitying John Nowlan. In another turn or two round the garden, she was, however,. sitting by John's side, her arm childishly thrown over his neck, her cheek touching his cheek, and her little taper finger following his finger, as he taught her how to spell columns of one syllable. Although John fe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1826. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. It will be remembered that upon the first day of his residence with his uncle, he met his beautiful cousin in the garden,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217057667

ISBN - 13:9780217057660

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