The Banished Man; A Novel Volume 4

The Banished Man; A Novel Volume 4

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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. 1795 edition. Excerpt: ...now visible, though I imagine they are in summer concealed by the woods, an house appears, which I thought seemed entirely unlike the straw-built sheds we were among, though it is still no more than a large cottage; I saw there was a narrow winding road road that led thither, and I made a pretence of wishing to see from this spot the park and the house at RockrMarch; for I observed that we had time to go so far;.though not to ascend the mountain that frowned over it. "My young companion assented, and we went up.--The church, a very humble structure, covered with thatch, and half hid in a sort of recess of the rocky hill, as if to shelter it from the mountain storms, made me believe that the house I had seen. might belong to the village curate; but his habitation, I found, by a peasant to whom Lord Aurevalle. spoke, was a very little cottage, almost adjoining.to it--At length we reached the object of my. search: it has been a farm-house, I believe, for it is much larger than those below; but it is now inhabited by a labourer and his family;.one end of it.was whitened, and has windows of a better appearance than the rest. A perpendicular mass ofi the hill rises, abruptly near it, forming an immense wall of yellow rock to a part of! the little garden that adjoins this end of, the house. lmade I made an excuse to Lord Aurevalle to enter it: the other part only was inhabited: I bade him observe how different the house appeared from what we usually see; for though it would be far from remark any where else, here it seems disthrguished merely by having been once the habitation of persons, one degree perhaps above the peasants, whose cottages are hung about the precipices of this. wildcountry.. "It was not without great difficulty, and many...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650794
  • 9781236650795