Good-Nature; Or, Sensibility, and Others Tales

Good-Nature; Or, Sensibility, and Others Tales

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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: ...to be beforehand with newspaper or other accounts, but hope to follow it very soon witlr one more favourable. There is not time for more. May you be supported, dearest Clanalvon, under your many trials! Your dear mother, since the first shock, has borne it as well as we could hope for; though she feels deeply, she is not ill. Lizzy is the help and comfort of every one, and for their sakes regards neither her own fatigue or sorrow. From the report of the physicians, I can confidently hope to write you good tidings of our darling Olivia in a few days. Adieu!" Without a pause Clanalvon read to the end; but when he had finished, the letter dropped from his hand. He felt himself the murderer of his friend--the destroyer of his sister. It was he had introduced Belville to Howard--it was his blind partiality towards him which first induced Robert to regard him as a suitable comOS panion.--" Of all I have been guilty, except, till now, of murder!" he wildly exclaimed. A shuddering recollection of the dying Emily crossed his mind; his agonized feelings bordered on derangement--as Cecilia was not present, he had no object for which to restrain them. Shuddering with mental anguish, he rushed from his home; his wild idea was to fly to Ireland, to see his sister, and perhaps embrace the cold remains of Robert. His wife, the infant on whom he had fixed his hopes--all were forgotten. He had never learned to bound his feelings; he had always given them unrestrained liberty, and now they overpowered him. His temples throbbed--his pulse beat high, as with feverish rapidity he pursued the path to which chance directed him; but sometimes he would check his steps, and think was it a dream? or was it indeed possible that Robert, all life and animation...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519221
  • 9781236519221