Recommended to Mercy Volume 2

Recommended to Mercy Volume 2

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...Turner still alive?" he asked, "and has he retained his memory? He must be a very old man "Very old, but his intellects are quite clear. I see him often, for he lives with his daughter, who is a dressmaker in Ebury Street. I have often spoken to him about the volume, but he can give no account of it." "What kind of book was it?" asked Brandreth. "It was a beautifully-bound and illustrated copy of the 'Faery Queen, ' " answered Helen; "the colour purple morocco, with a good deal of gilding on it. I should recognise it in a moment.." "And unless it be found, you must be a rich woman. I cannot with any show of reason call you 'poor Helen, ' though you are bemoaning your loss so heavily," said Arthur, with a half-smile. "And to think that they won't take the income!" exclaimed Helen. "It seems so hard; it is the cruelest punishment they could have dealt me!" "Don't say they, for it is only Edgar who is refractory; but there is a stubborn pride about that boy which nothing seems able to conquer!" Helen sighed. "Poor fellow!" she remarked; "he is Philip's son, and I can understand something of what he feels. But, Arthur, will you have the kindness to tell me what I am to do with all the money I have saved? Thousands upon thousands are lying by untouched; and if I could but employ them for the benefit of Philip's family, I should indeed be happy." "I see no reason," replied Arthur, "why in one way you should not expend some of your hundreds upon our poor friends. The law-expenses will be considerable, and between us we will meet them: whatever remains, you...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578643
  • 9781236578648