Agnes of Sorrento

Agnes of Sorrento

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"[...] "Is't down in the gorge?" said the old woman, coming with her heavy, decided step to the parapet, and looking over, her keen black eyes gleaming like dagger-blades into the mist. "If there's anybody there," she said, "let them go away, and not be troubling honest women with any of their caterwauling. Come, Agnes," she said, pulling the girl by the sleeve, "you must be tired, my lamb! and your evening prayers are always so long, best be about them, girl, so that old grandmamma may put you to bed. What ails the girl? Been crying! Your hand is cold as a stone." "Grandmamma, what if that might be a spirit?" she said. "Sister Rosa told me stories of singing spirits that have been in this very gorge." "Likely enough," said Dame Elsie; "but what's that to us? Let 'em sing!-so long as we don't listen, where's the harm done? We will sprinkle holy water all round[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.48mm | 444.52g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507581440
  • 9781507581445

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