The Deeps of Deliverance

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byFrederik Van Eeden

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ITSAART left that same evening, promising to return in a week. For two whole days Hedwig mused over this fortunate encounter. And when Gerard arrived, she received him with beaming face and shining eyes, longing to tell him what had happened, and that at last she had found someone who could certainly cure her. She had told Gerard everything that had taken place with regard to the doctors, and he had become more anxious than ever about her. Not that he ever thought for a moment that she would herself court danger, but her ever-continuing power of fascination alarmed him. He did not want her to do any more harm, nor to know that she was an object of desire to others. He had been pleased that this time there was no doctor in the case, and now, behold! there was another man. But Gerard was never inclined to think himself wiser than Hedwig. He wanted to be able to trust and respect her judgment as well as her heart. He had begun by reverencing her as something Divine, but in what had happened with regard to Johan he had seen how childishly and dangerously unwise she could be, and he had been obliged to treat as a child her whom he reverenced so highly. It was a delicate situation, for Hedwig no less than for him, for how can one be found fault with and reverenced at the same time? And yet she was naturally inclined to submit herself to a stronger personality. Gerard had made a mistake from the outset in putting her on a pedestal and even taking a subordinate place himself, instead of retaining his own independence and strengthening hers till it fairly balanced his. So now he tried to share in her joy and could not bring himself to utter any warning. All the same, Hedwig noticed the lack of heartiness in his words, so much so that she felt quite dejected and ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ITSAART left that same evening, promising to return in a week. For two whole days Hedwig mused over this fortunate encounter...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217583210

ISBN - 13:9780217583213

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