Memoirs of Modern Philosophers [A Novel, by Geoffry Jarvis]. by E. Hamilton

Memoirs of Modern Philosophers [A Novel, by Geoffry Jarvis]. by E. Hamilton

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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. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ...the state of my heart! of "Indeed "Indeed," said Harriet, interrupting him, "it is very foolish, very improper to have any conversation of this kind." And then hastily pulling the bell, she desired the servant, who immediately entered, to acquaint her father that Doctor Sydney wished to see him. Vexed, mortisied, and disappointed, Henry stood for some moments silent. 'Ami in a dream?' heat length exclaimed. Is it from Miss Orwell's lips I hear these words! Has she then no regard, no pity, no feeling for me? Vajn illusion! (continued he, in great agitation, striking his hand against his forehead) oh, how fully is my temerity and presumption punished J' "I am truly grieved," said Harriet, in great confusion, " I am sorry, I am distressed to see you so much agitated. But if the assurance of my friendship--my sincere and lasting friendship, can afford you any consolation, it?ver has been--it ever will be yours."-;, .v vol. if. p Her Hei1 trembling lip and faltering voice, as she pronounced these words, proclaimed the agitation of her heart. Hearing her father's step in the passage, she irbft, and holding but her hand to Henry, who; seized it in a speechless agony of amazement and despair, "Farewell!' laid (he, may happiness---" She could proceed nd further; but as her father entered at orte door, (he hurried 6ut at the other, and running to her own apartment, gave vent to the emotions me could no longer suppress. Harriet had been in some degree prepared for the intended departure of Henry; W whseh she had heard about an hour before he tame to take his leave of her. Her heart had funk within her. at the intelligence, and her agitated spirits had been forced to seek relief in a burst of...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916832
  • 9781236916839