The Eyes Of Light; A Novel by Arthur Moore

The Eyes Of Light; A Novel

byArthur Moore

Paperback | January 5, 2012

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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. 1901. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVI. Gregory Murray's Story. FIEBARRED from further enterprise by the girl's own careful strategy, for the rest of the day Paul was content to drift with the tide of that enchanted sea upon which he found himself embarked. At first, his happiness left no room for anxiety as to the reservation with which Cynthia's scruples had qualified the confession of her love. It was enough that she loved him. The wonder of it enthralled him, spread like a golden mist before his vision, lay like a golden treasure in his heart--a treasure that he must always be visiting, miser-like, to confirm his still incredulous belief in its being and security. And so he waited, cherishing the secret which was Cynthia's too, wrapping himself in silence, turning an inscrutable face to the unspoken challenge of his sister's eyes, to the less discreet attack of Tony's sympathy. He was about to enter the breakfast-room, next morning, when he encountered Phyllis, just outside the door. "Good-morning!" she smiled, flinging over her shoulder as she passed, "You 're not quite such a goose as I thought." Paul followed her along the passage. "What do you mean?" he enquired with assumed indifference. "Oh, nothing! Breakfast will be ready in a minute. If I were you, I think "and she nodded her head mysteriously in the direction of the door. Entering the room, he found Miss Murray watching from a window the quaint activity of a flock of starlings on the lawn. "Good-morning," she said softly, as he came to meet her. "You--you 're not unhappy?" he pleaded anxiously, noting the pallor which so quickly followed her blush, the languor of her downcast eyes. "No," she sighed, just audibly. "Except" "Oh, Cynthia, Cynthia!" he murmured. Then-- "Phyllis hasn't--hasn't been bothering you?" he ad...

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Title:The Eyes Of Light; A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217890504

ISBN - 13:9780217890502

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