The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. III

The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. III

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"[...] "This was the last tyranny of which fate allowed Sir Horace to be guilty. Displeased at a letter, he intercepted, from my grandmother to my father, he went to Cornwall, and was severely upbraiding her, when Lady Corbet, who had been some time in a decline, regarded him with a look of mingled anguish and pity, and, extending her hand to him, said-'I forgive you, Corbet; but, oh-have mercy on my children!' then, sinking gently back on her seat, resigned her spirit without a sigh! "The impressive manner of her last few words, her death, by him so unexpected, struck to his heart; he felt he had been a tyrant, and had accelerated an event which must shortly happen to himself; and, for the first time, wished he had been less severe. The expressive exclamation-'Have mercy on my children!' still vibrated on his ear: he returned to the Hall, from whence he was summoned[...]."
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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.56mm | 140.61g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507527837
  • 9781507527832