The Infidel Father Volume 2

The Infidel Father Volume 2

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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. 1802 edition. Excerpt: ...with the rest of the groupe) had a vast deal of the true gentleman in his address and manner. He said several good things which were received with eclat; it was evident, or at least Lady Caroline thought so, that if he had chosen to have directed his devoirs to Miss Randolph, they would have been favourably received; for her advances were too unequivocal to be mistaken. Here then was the ground of Sir John's resentment; and, though Lady Lady Caroline judged too favourably of her own merits to put herself upon a level with a country baronet's daughter, still it could be pleaded, that the existence of a rival removed all charge of singularity from her choice, while constancy inhis attachments threw some rays of romantic splendor on Raymond's character. Thus pondering, when the company were summoned to leave the or other, Lady Caroline and Mr. Raymond remained in the " myrtle grove," while the rest of' the party crowded round the blazing hearths in the higher regions. ' ' I will not minutely detail the conversation that ensued. Lady Caroline continued to protest that she had never made any engagement, till Raymond, in an agony of despair, offered to return all the letters that she had sent him, and rely entirely upon what her honour 'should decide after their perusal. He then spoke of himself as a persZ-cuted man. Lady Caroline caught eagerly at that term; and, after some artsul circumlocution, Raymond hesitatingly owned, that Lord Glanville's aversion to him proceeded to such ungentlemanlike lengths, that he hadprocured him to be discharged from three manors, and lest out of four dining parties; and ' i ' ' he be anticipated., She vented her indignation in the strongest language; and so impetuous was her thirst for ven arguments...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236836391
  • 9781236836397