Reuben Apsley Volume 3

Reuben Apsley Volume 3

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...declivity without uttering a word, and, upon reaching the gate of her residence, gave her a gentle push towards the house, shouting out, " We are both saved! we are both saved!" and again ran up the hill. When he had once more reached the heights _the sun was shooting forth a brilliant 'parting ray, the birds were singing merrily in the trees, the earth sent up a fresh and fragrant smell, and a rainbow spanning the sky, tinged with a party-coloured radiance a grove of trees into which one of its distant extremities appeared to descend. In the rapid transitions of his mind the remorse which had been generated by terror was succeeded by new waverings: he began to accuse himself of imbecility and superstition, and was stalking eagerly forward, more than ever irritated against himself and all t.the world, when he was accosted by Chinnery, who introduced Hartfield as the gentleman that was to assist them in their enterprize, informed him that every thing was in readiness, and inquired what had become of Miss Trevanian, with whom they had seen him walking befqre the storm shrouded them from their view. "I have carried her back," replied Basil; " I have altered my mind--I shall go no farther in the enterprize." " Changed your mind--go no farther!" shouted the Squire; " what do you mean, sirrah?" " I mean what I say," replied Basil sullenly; " I conducted her back, and I have done with the affair." " 'Sblood! then you are a liar and a coward,"' roared the disappointed Squire, reddening almost to scarlet, and becoming hoarse with rage. The artist's sallow countenance assumed a livid hue, and his bloodless lips quivered as he replied with a...
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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489829
  • 9781236489821