The Delineator Volume 60, No. 6

The Delineator Volume 60, No. 6

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...not been told of thy journey. Well, then, it is my destiny to wed Robert, and 1 will do that at once, for I will not have the women say to me, ' Robert married me out of pity. Nor the men say to Robert,1 Thou art a kind man to console the deserted one.'" Then he took her hands, put his face close to hers, looked straight into her eyes, and said, " Thyra, I love you. Could I go away and leave you?" "I know not," she answered. "How much further can 1 prove it? I have lingered here month after month for your sake. I have forgotten all other love for your sake. I have neglected my duty for your sake. And I will vow to you I will never, never leave Orkney unless you leave it with me." "My father sails for the East Indies on the last day of this month. He is to be away for about two years. I cannot be left alone; I need not tell thee why. So then Robert Thorson will give me his name to shield my name; and before my father goes he will see that it is so." "You are my wife. Where are all the promises you have made me?" "They are left forever where I made them." Then Hector was really alarmed. He had supposed hitherto that Thyra was in one of those little tempers she often gave way to. "My dearest," he said, "you must not play with my very life in such words. You are mine! You are mine! It will go ill with any man who tries to take you from me. I say a thousand times in one, you are mine I" "I am no more thine than a promise makes me. A promise is but a little breath. And it seems, also, that 1 have no power to promise myself to any one. I am under my father's will till I am twenty-one, as thou knowest; and it is his will that before he sails for the East...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236984692
  • 9781236984692