The Jesuit Volume 2

The Jesuit 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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...her charge.--Lady Hermion and Henri were both impatiently waiting her arrival. The countenance of the latter fell as he perceived the evident traces of sorrow upon her cheek. " Is it all in vain P" he cried. " Am I doomed to be wretched? Is Sir Henry still incensed against me?" upon the persons of the sailors on the deck with surprise; the ocean and the distant cliffs disturbed him; he rubbed his eyes, trusting it was a fearful dream. Recollection at last returned, he rushed into the cabin, and burying " Alas!" said his kind mediator, pained to the heart by the part she had undertaken to act, " Sir Henry is too much softened by mis fortune, to harbour resentment against any human being." " Ah, does he then relent? Shall I still be happy with Julia? Life, alas, without her, were a blank. The Marchioness shuddered at his ardent expressions of attachment, and summoning resolution, answered--"That hereafter they might H 2 be happy, but in this world Julia Arden would never be a bride." " How l" shrieked Henri, " is she ill'! and will not the barbarian let me behold her? Dying, perchancel yet my presence may restore the fading roses upon her cheek--Julia will live if Henri asks her." "It is all in vain," exclaimed the Marchioness, intercepting him; " all is over, and Julia is the inmate of a better world l" For some moments the information seemed to have no other effect upon Henri than calm surprise;--no tear nor sigh escaped him. Lady Hermion, whose grief was poignant on hearing of the supposed death of Julia, to whom she had imperceptibly suffered herselfto become attached, stifled her own emotions to give consolation to Henri....
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764617
  • 9781236764614