True To The Core, A Romance Of '98

Paperback | May 9, 2012

byCatherine Jane Hamilton

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ... shebeen, major,' said O'Toole, glowering at the autocrat before him. 'Who said it was, you ass? It shall be for this evening, at anyrate. We will Vol. 11. 1 flog some sense into your head once we get you at the riding-house. Don't attempt to question my orders.' 'Sure, the major's the law of the land,' muttered Mickey, admiringly. 'Faith, I am,' said the major, 'and see you attend to me.' The supper and the punch were accordingly produced, and as the party gathered round the table, the glasses went quickly round. A pack of greasy cards was then produced. No sooner did Mickey begin to handle them, and then to look at the pile of coppers by his side, than his eyes glistened greedily. 'There he goes,' whispered Norah, as she glanced at him through the crevice in the wall. 'There's just the same glitter in them eyes of his that he had at Loughnascaul. There's a curse in every bit of money he puts his hand to. Now, sir,' she said, as she turned from her post of observation to John Sheares, 'you're safe. Ne'er a one of them's thinking of you now; the punch is in their heads.' 'If I am safe, Norah, it is owing to you,' said John, while his voice again took that tender, dangerous tone, which had once made Norah's heart vibrate so strangely, and which now set it beating quicker and quicker. 'So you love me still,' he continued, softly, 'in spite of all.' 'Love you!' cried Norah. 'Why wouldn't I? I can't help myself. You might tear the heart out of my body, but I think I'd love you all the same.' 'Strange, intangible thing this love!' mused John, as if speaking to himself. 'It springs up where it is not expected, and refuses to come when we most desire it.--Norah,' he exclaimed, turning to her, 'I advise you not to love me--to forsake me--to betray me, if you choose...

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ... shebeen, major,' said O'Toole, glowering at the autocrat before him. 'Who said it was, you ass? It shall be for this evening, a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:May 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217411967

ISBN - 13:9780217411967

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