Julio Arnouf; A Tale of the Vaudois

Julio Arnouf; A Tale of the Vaudois

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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. 1854* edition. Excerpt: ...a safe residence for a man of his loyal principles. He remembered that you said Geneva was the place to which your father intended to send you for your education; and his proposal is, that you should give us the pleasure of your society for any length of time that may best suit you, and reside with us at the Chateau d'Epinay. From thence it will be very easy for you to attend the lectures, and receive the instructions of the Protestant College; in the same manner I purpose to become a student at our own college. Monsieur d'Aubigny has already written to those at the head of the Protestant establishment, and made all the necessary arrangements; as he hoped by this means to prevent your making any objections. And now, Julio, it only remains for you to consent to our wishes, by which you will sincerely oblige us, and prepare to accompany me to Geneva in about three weeks, provided you will allow me to be your guest for that length of time. " You have indeed arranged such a plan, Frederic, as it is impossible for me to decline. The kindness which I have already received from you and your parents is such that I never can repay, and I must be contented to shew my gratitude by incurring a fresh obligation. I would not insult your friendship by refusing Monsieur d'Aubigny's most liberal offer; and the pleasure I shall feel in residing under his roof, and having you for my constant companion, will be the best consolation that can be afforded me for again being separated from my poor dear mother, and all my other friends in the valley." "It will be a sorrowful day for me," said old Agnes, " when I have to part with you again, my boy, after having so lately found you. But I would not say any thing to thwart you in the wish of your heart. I know it will be...
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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236675908
  • 9781236675903