The Daughters of Isenberg; A Bavarian Romance Volume 3

The Daughters of Isenberg; A Bavarian Romance Volume 3

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...passedbeneath his roof a happy evening; nor did' they till late retire to their respective apartments. It was at an early hour the next morning, that-Carenthea, perfectly recovered from the slight fatigue of her journey, delighted with the novelty of the scene, and full of life and frolic, gaily entered the chamber of her younger sister, whom she found already dressed. Oh 1 my dear, -she began, I am at my Wit s end, for some striking piece of roguery by which to electrzjfy De Lerma into one of his entertaining trepidations. The poor man has for the last week been so tiresomely happy, and so gravely satisfied with himself and bride elect, that I am undone if I cannot by some coup de main drive him back into the sea of doubts and perplexities, from whence he has lately emerged! All this mischief has arisen from the cramping circumstance of my having been shut up during that time in the same carriage with him, which prevented my even once giving him the slip; while the unlucky whim. of my papa _s choosing to take Pauline s place, and continue our fellow-traveller, keptme perforce on such pretty obliging behaviour, that I am in the most imminent danger of being mistaken by him, for you. I-1 3 I Q My dear Carenthea, how you can take pleasure in so cruelly teizing Don Alphonso, and by your vexing ways, not unfrequently depriving him of that very dignity ofcharacter, which you have often confessed to Pauline and myself, first fixed your partiality on him, is quite incomprehensible to me," said Viola. Is it so? interrupted her laughing sister: Why then as I have ever thought it loss of time and words to talk to persons on subjects they do not understand, we will...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236625269
  • 9781236625267