Library of Famous Fiction Volume 4

Library of Famous Fiction Volume 4

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ..."You are then once more enamored of the beautiful unknown?" "My friend, the beautiful unknown is dead; all is dead in the romance of my life." "But the famous troupe, Bellamare, Le"on, Moranbois, --and she whom I dare not name?" "They are all dead to me. Absent in America, I know not where; Imperia, having lost her father, accompanied them to Canada, where they were still, six months ago. Bellamare wrote me that he should be in a position, on his return, to refund my money. Every one was well. Let us not speak of them; it troubles jne somewhat, and I am, perhaps, on the way to forget--" "Heaven grant it! It is what I desire above all things for you; but this blue room, it is a souvenir that you have wished, that you wish to preserve?" "Yes; when I learned that my unknown lived no longer, her memory regained possession of my heart, and, like the grown-up child that I am, I wished to raise this familiar monument to her memory. You remember that this blue chamber was no more hers than the Benaissance house which I entered by mistake. This charming dwelling, rendered poetical for me by a gracious and kindly apparition, was, none the less, the only frame wherein I could evoke her veiled image. I have copied the room as well as I was able; only, as tins is larger, I could add to it good sofas where we will smoke good cigars." I asked him how and from whom he had learned the death of his unknown. "I will tell you directly," he responded. "It is necessary to proceed in order. I" resume my story. It will be but a short chapter to add to the romance that you have taken the trouble to write out." III. After my poor father's funeral I departed for Normandy, in...
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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236886208
  • 9781236886200