Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation Volume 2

Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation Volume 2

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...to a little distance, with the greatest alarm and sympathy depicted on his countenance. " If you can hail Ned Cuttle with a finger, do it!" But Florence did not stir. " My Heart's Delight!" said the trembling Captain. " For the sake of Wal'r drownded in the briny deep, turn to, and histe up something or another, if able!" F" Finding her insensible to this impressive adjuration also, Captain Cuttle snatched from his breakfast-table, a basin of cold water, and sprinkled some upon her face. Yielding to the urgency of the case, the Captain then, using his immense hand with extraordinary gentleness relieved her of her bonnet, moistened her lips and forehead, .put back her hair, covered her feet with his own coat which he pulled off for the purpose, patted her hand---so small in his, that he was struck with wonder when he touched it--and seeing that her eyelids quivered, and that her lips began to move, continued these restorative applications with a better heart.. " Cheerily," said the Captain, " Cheerily! Stand by, my pretty one, stand y! Therelh You;re bettler nlow.l S1teady's ltlhe 'word, and steady it is. Keep er so. Drin a ittt e rop o't is ere," said the Captain. " There you are! What cheer now, my pretty, what cheer now?" At this stage of her recovery, Captain Cuttle, with an imperfect association of a Watch with a Physician's treatment of a patient, took his own down from the mantel-shelf, and holding it out on his hook, and taking Florence's hand in his, looked steadily from one to the other, as expecting the dial to do something. "What cheer, my pretty?" said the Captain. " What cheer now? You 've done her...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236610555
  • 9781236610553