The Novels Of Samuel Richardson Volume 13 by Samuel Richardson

The Novels Of Samuel Richardson Volume 13

bySamuel Richardson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...choosing you for a father, instead of an uncle, may have saved two or three throats. And then he laughed. His laugh was the more seasonable, as it softened the shockingness of his expression. Mr. Greville and the baronet had been in company twice before in Northamptonshire at the races: but now and then looked upon each other with envious eyes; and once or twice were at cross purposes: but my particular notice of the knight made all pass lightly over. Sir Rowland went first away. He claimed one word with his daughter, in the character of a father. I withdrew with him to the further end of the room. Not one word of comfort? not one word, madam?--to my boy; whispered he. My compliments (speaking low) to my brother, sir. I wish him as well and happy as I think he deserves to be. Well but--Well but Only remember, Sir Rowland, that you act in character. I followed you hither, on the strength of your authority, as a father; I beg, sir, that you will preserve to me that character. Why, God in heaven bless my daughter! if only daughter you can be. Too well do I understand you! I will see how my poor nephew will take it If it can be no otherwise, I will prevail upon him, I think, to go down with me to Caermar-then for a few months.--But as to those two fine gentlemen, madam--It would grieve me ('tis a folly to deny it) to say I have seen the man that is to supplant my nephew. I will act in character, Sir Rowland: as your daughter, you have a right to know my sentiments on this subject--You have not yet seen the man you seem to be afraid of. You are all goodness, madam--my daughter--and I cannot bear it. He spoke this loud enough to be heard; and Mr. Greville and the baronet both, with some emotion, rose, and turned about to us. Once more, Sir...

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Title:The Novels Of Samuel Richardson Volume 13Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:April 21, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217394639

ISBN - 13:9780217394635

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