The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 39

The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 39

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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: ...might seem could neversuppose Miss Anville would make an appointment with a stranger.. An appointment, my Lord! repeated I, colouring had heard one. ' i I was so much confounded that I could not speake. yet, finding he walked quietly on, I could not endure he should make his own interpretation of my silence: and therefore, as soon asl recovered from ' my surprise, I said, Indeed, my Lord, you are much. mistaken, Mr. Macartney had particular business'---he had not, --..I stammered so terribly that I could not go on... I am very sorry, said he, gravely, that I' have been so unfortunate as todistress you; but I should not have followed you had I not imagined you were ' merely walked out for the air. I was! My meeting with Mr. Macartney was quite accidental; and, if your Lordship thinks there is any impropriety in my seeing him to-morrow, I 'am ready to gtve up that 'intention..If I think! said he in a tone of surprise: surely Miss Anville cannot leave the arbitration of a point. sb delicate to one who is ignorant of allthe circumstances which attend it? I.If, said I, it was worth your '..Lordship's time to..hear them, you should. not be ignorant of the circumstances which attend it. '. ' The sweetness. of Miss Anville's disposition said. ' he, in a softened voice, I have long admired; and the offer of a communication, which does. me so. much honour, is too' grateful to me not to be eager. Just 'then Mrs. Selwyn opened the parlour win dow, and our conversation ended. Iwas rallied upon my passion for solitary walking; but no ques tions were asked me... When breakfast was over, I hoped to have had. ' some opportunity of speaking with Lord Orville; b.ut Lord Merton and Mr. Coverley...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236743717
  • 9781236743718