Glenarvon; In Three Volumes Volume N . 2

Glenarvon; In Three Volumes Volume N . 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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...forward, and climbed the steep ascent with ease: but the youthful harper arose--her dark sunny ringlets waving over her flushed cheek and eyes: she slightly bowed to Calantha as it in derision; and laughing as she upheld a chain with an emerald ring, bounded over the rocks with an activity, which long habit had rendered familiar. Calantha beheld her no more: but the distant shouts of applause re-echoed as at first among the caverns and mountains; and the bark with Lord Glenarvon soon re-appeared in sight. She awaited his return. As he approached the beach, a loud murmur of voices from behind the rock continued. He joined her in a moment. His countenance was lighted with the ray of enthusiasm: --his altered manner shewed the success his efforts had obtained. He told Calantha of his projects; he described to her the meetings which he had held by night and day; and he spoke with sanguine hope of future success--the freedom of lreland, and the deathless renown of such as supported her fallen rights. Some day you must follow me, he cried: let me shew you the cavern beneath the rock, where I have appointed our meeting for the ensuing week. ' I will walk no more with you to Inis Tara: ---the harp sounds mournfully on those high cliffs: --I wish never more to hear it. Have you seen St. Clara? he said, without surprise. She sings and plays well, does she not? But she is not dear to me: think not of her. I could hate her, but that I pity her. Young as she is, she is cruelly hardened and vindictive.- -- I cannot fear her: she is too young and too beautiful to be as abandoned as you would make me think. ---- It is those who are young and beautiful you should fear...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595025
  • 9781236595027