Beatrice Savelli, the Most Beautiful; A Thrilling and Interesting Story
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. 18 edition. Excerpt: ...evening, but played, however, wi'h the others; and, evidently much to his satisfaction, succeeded in pocketing, as the results of more succeisful gaming, the sum of some three or four thousand thulcrs. Their friend, Signor Gilda, from the morning succeeding the night in which they had played together in the saloon in the Con versation-haus, was never seen 01 heard of more in Baden Baden. CHAPTER X. 'Twas he I saw hi.n;.and he saw me Tie saw me, and he knew in a moment that all liis toil-some journey'was onee more in vain. 1 saw him grow pale before me, and. I triumphed. But I failed, as I hud tailed pftfin before. 1 b.'.sei liim I tried 10 surprise him; 1 kept him in incessant alarm; but the end was still the same, lie was still destined th escape me, an. I to remain his pursuer.--The Msu-liunter. The reader cannot have failed to detect, an er tl.eg tisc and names of the two personages introduced to bin: respectively as Tonio Maut lli, and Signor (JiWa. none filiei thru: J id: .u, Court di Svrreno. Of the various events and foitmies which attended bun, during the interval of the ten years. hiehe'apsed from the time of his flight from Paris, to the night when we again saw him at the Con versation haus at Baden-Baden, we shall now speak, re viewing hastily also the period of two years, whioh intervened between his departure Vrom the cottage of Bernardo Sa velli, and his arrival at Venice, where we next saw him. Upon leaving the chalet, after he had learned of Beatrice's sudden and mysterious disappearance, his first thought was to return to his uncle, and implore his forgiveness; but when he reflected in what Sight the Count Del Leonti would proha bly view the flagrant misdemeanor, -as such he had no doubt he would cousider it, of...
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- 13 Sep 2013
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