Lavengro

Lavengro

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"[...]parents in the early stages of their union. Yet even at the present day, now that years threescore and ten have passed over her head, attended with sorrow and troubles manifold, poorly chequered with scanty joys, can I look on that countenance and doubt that at one time beauty decked it as with a glorious garment? Hail to thee, my parent! as thou sittest there, in thy widow's weeds, in the dusky parlour in the house overgrown with the lustrous ivy of the sister isle, the solitary house at the end of the retired court shaded by lofty poplars. Hail to thee, dame of the oval face, olive complexion, and Grecian forehead; by thy table seated with the mighty volume of the good Bishop Hopkins spread out before thee; there is peace in thy countenance, my mother; it is not worldly peace, however, not the deceitful peace which lulls to bewitching slumbers, and from which, let us pray, humbly pray, [...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 771g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507678169
  • 9781507678169

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63 ratings
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2 10% (6)
1 2% (1)
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