Brave Heart and True; A Novel Volume 1

Brave Heart and True; A Novel Volume 1

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...speak so loud, May, or me mother might hear you, and I couldn't have her know it for all the wur-ruld. 'Twould be the ruin of me. An' now, let me tell ye the whole story. I met this girl by accident, and just got up a little flirtation with her, and it would never have been an-nything else if she and her confounded old mother hadn't taken the advantage of me one day, and threatened me with the law, and the priest, and the saints know what beside, unless I went to church with her. And so to silence them I did, an' I've regretted it ever since. I might have married a fortune more than once since that time, but my bad luck stood in my way. But I thought I had found my consolation in you, me darlin', and that your love would make up to me for all other misfortunes." " You t/zouglzt/ " echoes May contemptuously; "yes, you have thought of yourself all along, but never of me. What is to become of me after this?." " What would become of ye? I love ye all the same. What difference does it make to us? I tell ye I shall never live with that woman any more." "Are you mad?" cries May. "Do you suppose I can ever look on you in the same light again? You--a married man! You must think little of me, indeed!" " An' you'll desert me l " exclaims the young man, in real distress. "You'll give me up! Oh, May! I didn't think it of ye." "What can I do? what can I do?" sobs the girl, with her face buried in her hands. "You have spoilt my life, Denis!" "Ah, no, it's not so bad as that, surely! This can't change our hearts, May. We will love each other all the...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123690916X
  • 9781236909169