Harrington and Ormond; Tales Volume 3

Harrington and Ormond; Tales Volume 3

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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. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ... well--that will be a real advantage to you in Paris." " Whenever I go there, Sir," said Ormond, coldly. Sir Ulick was very much disappointed a perceiving, that Ormond had no mind to go to Paris; but dropping the subject, he turned the conversation upon the Annalys--he praised Florence to the skies, hoped that Ormond would be more fortunate than Marcus had been, for some how or other he should never liveor die in peace, till Florence 'Annaly was more nearly connected with him. He regretted, however, that poor. Sir Herbert was carried off before he had completed the levying of those fines, which would have cut off the entail, and barred the heir at law from the Herbert estates. Florence was not now the great heiress it was once expected she should be;. indeed she had but a moderate gentlewoman's fortune--not even what at Smithfield a man of Ormond's fortune might expect; but Sir Ulick knew, he said, that this would make no difference to his ward, unless to make him in greater impatience to propose for her. It was impossible to be in greater im patience to propose for her than Ormond was. Sir Ulick did not wonder at it; but he thought that Miss Annaly would not, could not, listen to him yet. Time, the camfbrter, must come first; and while time was doing his business, love could not decently be admitted.. " That was the reason," said Sir Ulick, returning by another road to the charge, " why I advised a trip to Paris; but you know best." " I cannot bear this suspense, --I must and will know my fate--I will write instantly, and obtain an answer." " Do so; and to save time, Ican tell what your fate and your answer will be: from Florence Annaly, assurance of perfect esteem and...
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938844
  • 9781236938848