The Favourite of Nature; A Tale Volume 3

The Favourite of Nature; A Tale 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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...air." " I have not been very well, lately," she replied, with a little hesitation, " but my complaints are not at all dangerous; I am only nervous and fanciful, I believe;" and she smiled--but very faintly. " I cannot say how far fancy may operate in affecting the looks," he replied, but I do not think it would be much amiss if you were to try to renovate your's with a little country air. Suppose you return with me to Fairfield for a month or two; we shall both be happy to see you. Do, my dear." His honest kindness, and the delicacy of seeming to forget her misconduct, very deeply touched Eliza, and made her almost wish that she had resolution enough to accept his invitation, and to tear herself from the delusive ties which still bound her to the place which contained the faithless Waldegrave. " I had intended to have returned by this afternoon's coach," said Mr. Henley, observing her to hesitate, " but I can very easily postpone it till to-morrow, or even the next day, if that will be more ' convenient to you." " Oh, no, no, thank you, very kindly; but I cannot very well make it convenient, just at present." " I wish you would; remember, you can lose nothing in gaiety, by absenting yourself at this time of the year." VOL. III. K " I do not want gaiety," said Eliza, sighing deeply, and scarcely conscious that she spoke. " And Fairfield is nowin all its beauty," continued he, pursuing his intreaties; " it never looks so well, I think, as in its autumnal dress. But we country folks are shocking egotists upon our place of ' residence." " Ah, well do I know"--'how pleasant Fairfield is!' "--she would have added--but fond...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549759
  • 9781236549754