The Lady Of The Manor, Conversations On The Subject Of Confirmation (volume 6)

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byMary Martha Sherwood

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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. 1828. Excerpt: ... miaj but my uncle neither at that time nor afterwards ever alluded to them. "I was much affected by hearing this account of Gatty, and, being told that she was with Euphemia, I left my child with her father and her attendant, and set off with my uncle to Mr. Fairlie's, for it was in the early part of the evening when our pinnace came to anchor. "It was the cold season at this time, and the whole valley of Bauglepore appeared green and beautiful; yet I felt my spirits much depressed as I descended into it, and feelings of seriousness possessed me as I approached the house where I expected to see the dying child. My uncle, however, uttered not one word as we went on, although we were seated side by side in the howdah of his elephant. "When we approached the house of my cousins, the 'same pleasing and peaceful order prevailed around it; there were, indeed, some servants in the verandah, but they were sitting quietly, all engaged in some employment. Within we heard no sound; and my uncle walked forward, stepping softly, and when he met Mr. Fairlie in the hall, he seemed unable to ask after his child. Mr. Fairlie, after acknowledging my presence with a benevolent smile, spoke to the father's enquiring looks, and said, 'She is easy, quite easy; and happy, very happy. She is taking a little rest; after which, as you are now come, if she is able, we mean to have the ceremony performed. ' "My uncle uttered a kind of groan; which, however, he strove to suppress; and I could not help asking, 'What ceremony?' "' Baptism,' said Mr. Fairlie, in a low voice. 'Your shipmate, Mr. Arnot, is here, and we wish to take advantage of his presence.' "' Mr. Arnot!' I repeated. 'Mr. Arnot here?' And I would gladly have left the house, but it was impossible; so I followed my uncle and Mr. Fairlie into the roo...

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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. 1828. Excerpt: ... miaj but my uncle neither at that time nor afterwards ever alluded to them. "I was much affected by hearing this account of Gatty, and, being told that sh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217120091

ISBN - 13:9780217120098

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