Living Age Volume 95

Living Age Volume 95

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...and he looked very important and full of his mission when he went up stairs. Mrs. Suayne had gone astray after new lights of Disseiit, and up to this moment the dwellers under her roof had received no particular notit-c from Mr. Hardcastle, so that it was a little difiiculr to nccount for his solicitude now. " I her-id you were ill," said the Rector; " indeed I missed you from church. As you are a stranger, and suffering, I thought there mi, -ght be something that we could do "--" You are very kind," said Mrs. Preston; and then she looked askance both at Mrs. Swayne and Pame'a, keenly searching in their eyes to see if they had sent for him. And as Pamela, who knew nothing about it, naturally looked the guiltiest, her mot=Ier's heart was smitten with a sharp pang at the thought that she had been betrayed. " Not kind at all," said Mr. Hardcustle, with animation " It is my duty, and I am never tired of doing my duty. If you have anything to say to me now " Once more Mrs. Preston cast a keen glance at her daughter. And she asked slowly, " What should I have to say'! " looking not at the Rector. hut suspiciously into Pameln.'s face. '" My dear friend. how can I tell '.1 " said Mr. Hardcnstle. "I have seen a great deal of the world in my time, and come through a great deal. I know how suffering tries and tests the spirit. Don't be shy of speaking to me. If," the Rector added. drawing a. little nearer her pillow, " you would like me to send your attendants away " " Am I dying'! " said Mrs. Preston, struggling up upon her bed, and looking so pale that " Mamtna, mamma, you are a great deal...show more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,125g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868226
  • 9781236868220