A Fair Emigrant; A Novel

A Fair Emigrant; A Novel

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...up all the curses that money could buy. For ould Barbadoes, he left Luke his fortune. Roderick and Arthur were both out of the way, and to be true to his word he was bound to lave everything to Luke. But little good it did the Adares; they only sunk it in more sin an' sorrow. It ran through their fingers like sand; an' before many years was out they were as pinched as ever they were before. There they are now, beggars that's too proud for the poorhouse. It's a'most enough to make a body 'forgive them, so it is, in spite 0' their sins; though wan would need to be nearhand as good as God himself to do that same. Och! dear, sure if the poor's poor, it was the Lord that made them poor, an' that's their comfort; but when the rich makes themselves poor with wickedness, there's no oil at all can be got out 0' I/zaz' crule rock 0' desolation." Bawn's mind was not in a condition to pity the Adares. 1It was fit and proper they should be miserable. 3 Her thoughts ran on to the conclusion of Arthur Desmond's story. "Has nothing ever occurred since to throw light on the mystery of Roderick Fingall's death? " she asked. "If Arthur Desmond did not kill him, how did he die? " ' "Troth an' nobody knows, barrin' he fell down the clifts. As for light, it would take light from the other world to clear people now of believin' that Arthur done it. As I said before, if they had took him an' put him on his trial he might ha' had a chance; but whispered guilt's the hardest to get shut of. He was too proud to defend himself from what he was not openly accused of. He held up his head as long as...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986911
  • 9781236986917