Raymond Bury

Raymond Bury

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... I entreat of you, sir, question me about either of the brothers--I loved them both." "I respect your feelings, Mr. Clifford. There is one concerned in that tragedy of whom I would speak--my poor sister! Can I be permitted to see her? I was her favourite brother; she was our only sister: judge if I loved her, for I would have perilled life and soul for my Isabel!" The cold, cautious manner of De Silvain had gone; Clifford looked at him with astonishment. "I know not, sir, if it would be prudent to allow of your visit: Mrs. Raymond sees no one excepting her servants, myself, and her r medical attendant--not even her son. In fact she has never recognised him from that ill-fated day that made her a widow." "Her son!" said De Silvain, bitterly. "But her brother, the playfellow, the companion of her childhood, she must retain some remembrance of me. I must be allowed to see her, and to see her alone. I shall have no fear of our meeting; nor need you be alarmed on her account. Besides, sir, I am her natural guardian. Mr. Raymond appointed none." "His death was so unexpected that he never contemplated the necessity for any. As you seem to wish it so much, you shall be admitted into the apartments of Mrs. Raymond." "And immediately, sir, for I cannot rest till I see her. I only wish for an interview of a few minutes, but it must be granted now." "It shall be as you wish," said Clifford. "Follow me, sir." And he led the way through a masked door in the library, then down a dimly lighted passage, and, ascending a, spiral staircase, tapped at the door which fronted the landing. A servant opened it; De Silvain and the priest stepped in, passed through two apartments; in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646088
  • 9781236646088