The Dwale Bluth Volume 1; Hebditch's Legacy, And Other Literary Remains by Oliver Madox Brown

The Dwale Bluth Volume 1; Hebditch's Legacy, And Other Literary Remains

byOliver Madox Brown

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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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.1876 Excerpt: ... Then, when her thirst was appeased, she got up and came back; having scooped up some of the dripping liquid in the palms of her hands, out of which the animal drank eagerly. Suddenly, while licking the last drops out of her fingers, it pricked up its long ears and began staring hard in one direction, through the disorderly entanglement of branches, as though the spirit of one of its departed ancestors had been revealed to it. CHAPTER III. ATBOPA BELLADONNA. Its mistress, following the lynx-like glance of its scintillating eye-balls, caught sight of two figures, slowly 'descending the incline of the wood, and coming towards her over the uncertain soil. One was an elderly-looking man with a worn, wrinkled face and stooping shoulders; the other a child of about her own age. The man was dressed in an old-fashioned costume that might have been in vogue some forty years before; a long grey coat, a waistcoat with large pockets protected by lappets, a plain soft shirt-ruff (the folds of which bore signs as of snuff on them), white wristbands which came out under his coat-sleeve, grey worsted stockings, and square-toed shoes. This was once a common-place costume enough; but it was now utterly out of fashion, and by no means commonly to be met with, even among the most secluded of the country gentlemen. It is said amongst artists that one of the peculiarities of this costume was that it never looked awkward, no matter whose figure it might clothe; yet it hardly seemed to become this man's stooping form. He wore a large flat cap, such as one sometimes sees in the old portraits, the three black over-hanging flaps of which shaded his worn face from the sun whenever its gleams penetrated through the leaves on to his head. His grey hair was fastened back oft his forehead ...

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Title:The Dwale Bluth Volume 1; Hebditch's Legacy, And Other Literary RemainsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217118631

ISBN - 13:9780217118637

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