Rhoda; A Novel Volume 2, PT. 1

Rhoda; A Novel Volume 2, PT. 1

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...said he, endeavouring to excite interest by the subject on which 'he spoke, " that you will hear well of ' those friends, who are so happy in your. love." ' "I have no doubt of it," returned Rhoda. " Indeed I' know that they were well two days ago;QLe.t Mr. Ponsonby will be able to tell me so many particulars of what I long to know, and we have such a mutual interest in the subject, that a conversation with him will be quite a feast." Sir James was silenced for a few momerits. " Is your friend one of the Worcestershire Ponsonbys," said Sir James, endeavouring to overcome himself.-. " No," said Rhoda. " Then he is not related to Sir Mar. maduke Ponsonby P" said Sir James. "Not that I.know of," replied Rhoda. " He is, indeed, .the only one of his family with whom I am acquainted; but I have known him almost from my infancy.." Again Sir James was struck dumb. " An intimacy begun so early with one who is neither a relation, nor to whom you were known by a connexion with his family, is somethingunusual." ."With me it.is not unusual," said Rhoda. " Until within these few months, I was never introduced by family conne'x-. ion to any thing that I could love." Sir James spoke no more; and Rhoda was now left at liberty to pursue the train of thought which the unexpected appearance of Mr. Ponsonby had occasioned. She had no hope that she should be able to gratify her impatience to conversewith him, till the rites of the table were fully accomplished, and she cast her eye round with dismay on the great disproportion between the gentlemen and lady guests, which seemed to threaten a longer secession than...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856104
  • 9781236856104