Romance and Revolution

Romance and Revolution

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...between both hands and said, "We will look up every man you wronged, won't we, daddy; and insofar as we are able, make things right!" Mr. Montinue did not reply at once. His daughter's view of the matter, and her suggestion, caused within his troubled mind a fearful struggle. Katherine's way of righting what he now realized was an enormous wrong, would mean much painstaking search, and the surrender of a considerable amount, besides the attendant humiliation. Katherine knew by the tremor of her father's body, and the perspiration that was covering his brow. that he was undergoing severe mental torture. Silently she realized helpful thoughts for him, at the same time gently pressing his cheeks and kissing the wet forehead. Mr. Montinue's struggle was not long. Suddenly his face brightened into a refreshing smile, and he replied, "Yes, my precious guardian angel, we will." The kisses that were now showered on his lips betokened the joy that only a person of Katherine's nature can evince. "And as to a suitable reward for Jimty," he continued, "we will talk it over as soon--" He was interrupted by the maid's appearance, announcing Fainwright. "You entertain him, father," requested Katherine. "I am not dressed for callers. Mother will not be in until nearly ten, perhaps later, which will of course be disappointing to Mr. Fainwright. He and mother are never together very long before the cards get busy. He is exceptionally early this evening--too early, seeing you and I hadn't quite finished our visit! You dear, dear daddy! It seems as though I never have loved you as much as I do now! There, there, no more tears this time! Here, let...
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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846206
  • 9781236846204