Land at Last; A Novel Volume 1

Land at Last; A Novel Volume 1

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...half-shut eyes. Then you will say yes, dearest? asked Geoff passionately. Ah, how can I refuse! how can I deny myself such happiness as you hold out to me after the misery I have gone through! Ah, darling, you shall forget that-- But you must not act rashly--must not do in a moment what you would repent your life long. Take a week for consideration. Go over every thing in your mind, and then come back to me and tell me the result. I know it now. O, don t hesitate, Margaret; don t let me wait the horrid week! It is right, and so we will do it. It will be more tedious to me than to you, my-my Geoffrey. Ah, how caressingly she spoke, and what a look of love and passion glowed in her deep-violet eyes! And I am not to see you during this week? No; you shall be free from whatever little influenee my presence may possess. You shall go now. Good-bye. God bless you, my darling! He bent down and kissed her upturned mouth, then was gone. She looked after him wistfully; then after some time said softly to herself: I did not believe there lived so good a man. CHAPTER XII. Under the Harrow. Mn. Bowxnn was not the only one of Geoffrey Ludlow s friends to whom that gentleman s intentions towards the lodger at Flexor s occasioned much troubled thought. Charley Potts regarded his friend s intimacy in that quarter with any thing but satisfaction; and an enormous amount of bird s-eye tobacco was consumed by that rising young artist in solemn cogitation over what was best to be done in the matter. For though Geoffrey had reposed no confidence in his friend, and, indeed, had...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236633415
  • 9781236633415