Rookwood

Rookwood

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"[...]memory, in describing the seat and domains of that fated family. The general features of the venerable structure, several of its chambers, the old garden, and, in particular, the noble park, with its spreading prospects, its picturesque views of the Hall, "like bits of Mrs. Radcliffe,"-as the poet Shelley once observed of the same scene, -its deep glades, through which the deer come lightly tripping down, its uplands, slopes, brooks, brakes, coverts, and groves, are carefully delineated. The superstition of a fallen branch affording a presage of approaching death is not peculiar to the family I have mentioned. Many other old houses have been equally favored: in fact, there is scarcely an ancient family in[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.07mm | 594.2g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150768598X
  • 9781507685983

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67 ratings
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3 39% (26)
2 13% (9)
1 7% (5)
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