Bridal of Dunamore; And Lost and Won

Bridal of Dunamore; And Lost and Won

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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. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...from that on which she had first decided; that it was not by alarming his jealous fears, but by inspiring him with confidence in her regard, she could hope he would be explicit. As she yielded to the conviction, she wondered this had not struck her before;, but it was not too late to retrieve what her coquetry had endangered, and she almost regretted that the departure of the duke of Blackwater prevented her having an opportunity of proving there was an end of this. There was now no further restraint between her and her old friends; but though she continually saw lord Dunamore, there was still no effort, no attempt, on his part, to bring matters to a conclusion between them. Still, however, misled by vanity, she would persist in believing that this was owing either to some lingering remains (c)f resentment, or else a doubt of her regard, through her recent conduct. This latter surmise had the effect of inducing her to assume a still-greater softness in her manner towards him, and evince the happiness his attentions afforded. Lord Dunamore no longer felt disdain or anger, but he almost wished he could have continued to do so. He had come with an avowed intention of stopping for a week or two at Mr. Woodburne's; but that he had, he certainly should not have delayed his return to the abbey; but though he was constrained, at least, so he persuaded himself, to remain, there was no necessity for his being constantly in the company of Rosalind--there certainly was not, and so he determined rather to shun than seek her; yet notwithstanding this determination, it so happened that he never went out alone--that, through some means or other, he either did not see or meet her; and in the solitary and oftenprotracted rambles that ensued, there were often.
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596382
  • 9781236596383