The Massingers; Or, The Evils Of Mixed Marriages, By M.a.d Or, The Evils Of Mixed Marriages, By M.a…

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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. 1862. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. BISING. In one of the northern environs of London, where brick and mortar had begun to be busy, but had not yet destroyed the rural look of the neighbourhood, in a small, new row, facing some fresh fields, Mr. Grice found a house which he approved. When he took Teresa to see it, she laughed in amusement at its few, box-like rooms, at its short passage, and marvellously narrow stairs; but the little home looked bright and new, and, when her husband lamented the necessity of putting her there, she replied that she should be as gay as the princess in the Enchanted Cell. He understood well enough what sort of enchantment sufficed to make her happy, and, as he kissed the amiable affectionate creature he had won, it may be that the manliness of his better nature supplied him with certain good resolves for the future, and, perhaps, a few reproaches for the past. One thing, however, occasioned Teresa some uneasiness, and she timidly asked--"Are we far from a chapel, Selwyn?" Of course, he had not given that point any consideration, and answered dubiously--"Well, no.--Let me see--Somer's Town is the nearest--yes. It is between two and three miles--but you can take a coach, my dear; and, besides, you need not attend every Sabbath, I suppose," added he, no church-goer himself, and ignorant of a Catholic's obligation on that head. Teresa soon found that, notwithstanding her good will, she was not able to hear Mass every Sunday; she could not always leave her child to the care of their only servant, did not always like to put her husband to the expense of a coach; for Mr. Grice, despite his fine mind and acquirements, stooped to an interference which a man can never maintain without involving himself in a host of littlenesses, and inevitably losing the resp...

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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. 1862. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. BISING. In one of the northern environs of London, where brick and mortar had begun to be busy, but had not yet des...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217757359

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