The Law of Java.- Blue-Beard, or Female Curiosity

The Law of Java.- Blue-Beard, or Female Curiosity

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...purse to keep it company. caaonmn. My poor girl!--your grateful attachment touches me.--I must retire, and think of--Do not follow me, Cicely.--l must consult on measures to--Oh, Providence! for what misery am I ordained? SCENE II. The Hotel. Enter HENRY MORLAND and STEDFAST. sTnnrAsr. '.-; Be more yourself, Henry. Firmness, in the moment of disappointment--nanny. Disappointment!---'Tis torture;---it racks me.--Caroline fled, no one knows whither;--unprotected!--perhaps, exposed to want, too!.---to biting penury!----The account, though confused, which I gathered, last night, from the unfeeling wretch in possession of the late Mr Dormer's house--Why not have gone to my father's?---Caroline might, there have Oh, Stedfast! how little you know of my worthy father's heart! srnnrasr. Yet, I have had a specimen. annny. Why did you prevent me from going to him, srnnrasr. After the ill news you had just received at the late Mr Dormer's, your mind was too much agitated for such an encounter. away. Well, well, --you see I followed your com mands. You rule me as a child, Stedfast.--I went to bed--but not to rest!----Why wouldn't you, then, explain any thing? srnnrasr. You were unfit to hear any thing: --you were almost distracted. 'Twas sufficient, that I sent word to lord Duberly, that you would pay your duty to him to-day, after breakfast. And he received you with that complacency so friendly a messenger deserved Z' srnnrasr. Why, to say the truth, I found none ofthat stately dignity about him which you led me to expect. ' nnmw. To you, of course, when you explained the purpose of your visit, he would throw that aside. The tenderness of the father softened the austerity of his habits; and...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928989
  • 9781236928986