Anne Mauleverer Volume 2

Anne Mauleverer Volume 2

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...take me--home to Muriel--won't you?" he murmured, his eyes straining anxiously from the blur that used to be Robert back to that which was Anne. "Father Butler has gone to her," said Anne, in the strange dragging voice that hurt her miserably. ohn's eyes turned on her irritably. This dimness of sight was so exasperating. It seemed to make everything chill and slow. He had to wait before he could understand things! "Ha! Yes. The priest," he said at last. "Well--he'll--do--it--all right, it's in--his--line. Pity we didn't think of--asking--him--to--dinner--before--might have made it--pleasanter for--Muriel. Shy--with--with--strangers--Muriel, --always was. "Anne," he whispered, as they bore him forth across the fields upon a gate padded with coats, "it's not you that's crying, is it? No! I might have known. But my hearing's getting dull, I think--Larry there roaring like a bull-calf! You'll have your hands--full want--time--and leisure---for that. You--must--see----to things. You--you must--stay with her, dear." He turned with a faint, wandering smile to Robert walking on his other side. On they went slowly, across the broad fields, through the scented garden, quivering with the myriad melody of the thrushes, up the great stone steps bathed in yellow sunshine. It was a strange home-coming for ohn. But even from that, from his stricken wife and little wondering children, from the tumultuous, passionate grief of the distracted household, would his dim thoughts wander vaguely to the newness, and the wonder, and thcents enchanting beckoning of that greater self he had market! and all the mothers--bawling--for--their--young
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938712
  • 9781236938718