The Countess Pharamond; (a Sequel To "sheba")

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... To be so near him, and yet so utterly divided.... Better he should still have believed her dead. But the memory of his glad face, of the wild, incredulous joy in his eyes and voice, when he knew that life still held her, made her ashamed of that desperate thought. "Oh, Noel, if I could only share your faith, believe what you believe, trust as you trust, I might at least know peace!" she cried, despairingly. As she lifted her white face to the warm rain of the sunbeams, she heard a voice ringing out some demand or inquiry in its clear childish treble. She half turned in the direction from whence it came. A figure was approaching--the figure of a little lad with a pale serious face, and dark eyes, and hair that fell in somewhat childish fashion over the velvet collar of his coat. Sheba started as the figure drew nearer, and at last was close beside her. The boy's glance rested on her for a moment, then doubt was merged into a cry of glad surprise. "Sheba... oh, my dear, dear Sheba! It is you--it is you!" "Oh, Paul, my darling boy! To think I should meet you again!" "I knew you were alive... I knew you were here. Papa told me," cried the boy eagerly. "Oh, why didn't you say so long ago? It wasn't kind, you know, and papa, oh! he was so altered. It seemed as if he couldn't ever be happy again. And when he came back the other night and told me he had seen you... well "--he paused and shook back his golden curls and looked at her long and steadily--" well"--he added--" you should just have seen him! It was almost awful!" "But you, Paul? My dear little Paul, let me look at you. How you've grown... but you've not much changed. And you remembered me... after all this time?" "Of course I did. Do you suppose grown-up people are the only folks who can remember? " sai...

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... To be so near him, and yet so utterly divided.... Better he should still have believed her dead. But the memory of his glad fa...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021707586X

ISBN - 13:9780217075862

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