The House of Montague

The House of Montague

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...to Ellen, and the bright glow that overspread her face, proclaimed the happiness it gave her. Handy now left Rose's presence, as she had to go down to receive George--or rather, she wished to do so--thinking it best for her to be first to explain to George the arrival of her brother. When he entered, he found Mr. Edwards seated in the parlour, looking troubled in mind to such an extent that he appeared ill. After Laura had left the room to see how supper was progressing, leaving George, Rose, and her father in conversation, Rose managed to whisper to George that her brother William had arrived; then, giving George a look, very hard to describe, nevertheless easily understood by him to mean, " I will go out, and get Ellen ready for the journey," she first asked to be excused, and left the room. "You do not seem very well this evening, Mr. Edwards," said George, as soon as they were alone, glancing round the room as he spoke, and noticing a sword in one corner. Edwards sighed, then, after a pause, observed, --"I don't feel altogether right this evening, Mr. Landgrave, but it's more mental than bodily ailment. My mind is ill at ease. I have been thinking for some time that the arrival of my son would remove a great deal of trouble off my mind, instead of which it seems to have added to the burden, for I must tell you he has returned, and there is his sword in the corner over there." "Oh, I see," said George. Then followed a pause, during which he turned his head, and for a moment saw, or fancied he saw, a hideouslooking face, peeping through the opening of the curtains. Presently Edwards again spoke, saying, --"Mr. Landgrave, I am glad you have come here to-night. I want a friend who will give me a little...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236647025
  • 9781236647023