Elizabeth Evanshaw

Elizabeth Evanshaw

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ... eager pleasure to the arms of her uncle. Her hat and tippet lay on the ground; he lifted them up, and said, " Won't you be. sun-burnt?" " Oh! never mind," she replied. " Mrs Munro says it will all come off in winter, and that I shall never be strong, if I am always covered up." He proceeded on his way to the house, and went straight forward to the parlour; where he found Mrs Munro giving the last touches to a small full-length picture of Zeno bending over the volumeof Xenophon, which gave a new turn to his thoughts, while a dismasted and deserted ship was tossing about in the oiling. Captain Seaforth had shaken hands with her, and ex changed inquiries as to health, 8cc., before he observed a slight figure dressed in white, with raven looks out into a short and by no means very becoming crop. Her keen, sharp, and rather small eyes, corresponded with the colour of her hair; her eyebrows were well enough formed, but abrupt; her nose was not ill-shaped, but it was too short; and hermouth was stinted of the praise generally bestowed on that feature when small, because her lips were too thin; but they were vermilion-red, and opened upon teeth which, though in the same style of brevity, might be compared to two rows of small pearls. " Do you recollect this lady, captain Seaforth?" A prolonged " Yes," and "No," repeated alternately three or four times, was the reply. " Could you have known captain Seaforth again, Caroline?" " I think I should," said the young lady, fixing her keen eyes on his face. " Oh! dear, yes; he is very little altered; nor much taller, I think; the same expression exactly. I remember I used to wonder what he was...
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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123675994X
  • 9781236759948