The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 10

The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 10

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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. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...to be m own judge in this case. She however declares sliie will have nobody else. And have Ibrought up my children till the years that they should be of use and comfort to me; and continued a widower myself for their sakes so my father was pleased to say, said Miss Grandison; and all for a man I approve not?--And do you, Charlotte, call your bless-B ed mother from her peaceful tomb, to relieve you and our sister against a tyrant father?--What comfort have I in prospect before me, from such daughters?--But leave me: leave my house. Seek your fortunes where you will. Take our clothes: take all that belongs to you: but not ing that was your mother's. I will give you each a draught on my banker for 5001. When that is gone, according to what I shall hear of your behaviour, you shall, or shall not, have more. Dear Sir, said Caroline, flinging herself on her knees by me, forgive my sister-!--Dear, good Sir! whatever becomes of me, forgive your Charlotte. You are fearless of your destiny, Caroline. You will throw yourself into the arms of Lord L. I doubt not--I will send for your brother. But you shall both leave this house. I will shut it up the moment you are gone. It shall never again be opened while I live. When my ashes are mingled with those of our mother, then may you keep open house in it, an trample under-foot the ashes of both..I sobbed out, Dear Sir, forgive me! Imeant not to reflect upon my father, when I wished for m mother. I wished for her for your sake, Sir, as we 1 as for ours. She would have mediated--She would have softened--Sir Tho. My hard heart--I know what you mean, Charlotte! And flung from us a few paces, walking about in wrath, leaving us kneeling at his vacant chair. He then ringing the bell, the door in his hand, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870581
  • 9781236870582