The New British Novelist; Comprising Works by the Most Popular and Fashionable Writers of the Present Day Volume 1; V. 34

The New British Novelist; Comprising Works by the Most Popular and Fashionable Writers of the Present Day Volume 1; V. 34

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...and have not forgotten the feelings of youthful days." " I'll venture," thought Cyril, " that you are quite out in your conjecture respecting mine." The Cardinal continued. " It rejoices me, Baron Cyril, that you exhibit so many tokens of devotion to the faith of your ancestors. These are fearful times, when heresy spreads its baleful poison over the land, and is not rooted out; nay, even meets with encouragement and increasing converts." " I trust not increasing, my lord; surely the pestilence will die away, and leave not a record to show where its path has been." " If our prayers succeed it will be so; but we have sinned and deserve punishment. It is vain to deny, that errors have crept in and been fostered; we are now experiencing the effects of too much indulgence. It would ill beseem me to question one who has so freely given aid at my request--nor do I wish to know--but report has dared to place Baron Waltzhurg's name among the deluded sons of Germany." " I know not what may be said of Baron Waltzburg's faith," said Cyril hastily; " but if deeds will prove him right, no man in the empire has a fairer chance for happiness hereafter." " I trust all will be found right in heaven's good time. Your warmth for your uncle's fair fame speaks well for both. But we will dismiss this subject; and were our holy conclave of my mind, they would think long before they resorted to aught but lenient measures. And now, in regard to your aid respecting my sister, sheis peculiarly situated, and your service may not be altogether without trouble. It may be needful that her rank be concealed beneath some other name. By following...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900529
  • 9781236900524