The Fowler

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byBeatrice Harraden

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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. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... pecting at any moment to have a message to say that she has started homewards." Brian made no answer. He was thinking of the words he had written to her: "Let me come as a stranger into your life." They lingered for some time hy the river, and then turned off in the direction of the moors, and came slowly back to the village. Just as they were nearing the King's Head, Mrs Mary Shaw hastened out to meet them. She was in a state of great excitement, but, from the radiant smile on her face, it was evident that she was not the bearer of ill-tidings. "Something wonderful have happened!" she cried,-- "I don't know how to tell you. Davy went to the station this morning, all unbeknown to any one, and brought back" The old man looked up, and saw a dear, gallant figure approaching him. He ran forward. . "My Nora, my own beloved girl!" he cried. "Oh, father," she cried, "my old sweetheart of a father!" And she held him in her strong young arms. Brian stood apart, as one stunned. She went up to him, and put out both her hands to him. "Not as a stranger!" she said, and her voice thrilled through him. He lifted her outstretched hands and pressed them reverently to his lips. THE END. PRINTED BY WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS. IN VARYING MOODS. Thirteenth Edition. Crown 8vo, 3s. 6d. "Shows a remarkable advance in her art since the publication of 'Ships that Pass in the Night.'"--Academy. "Brimful of human nature, and salted with a piquant wit."--St James's Gazette. "Full of charm and fascination, and quite up to the mark of the writer's earlier volume."--Guardian. "Miss Harraden's tales belong to that rare class which can be read twice or even thrice with satisfaction."--Olobe, HILDA STRAFFORD, And THE REMITTANCE MAN. Two Califoriuaii Stories. Eleventh Edition. Crown 8vo, ...

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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. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... pecting at any moment to have a message to say that she has started homewards." Brian made no answer. He was thinking of the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217588476

ISBN - 13:9780217588478

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