Rory O'More

Rory O'More

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...that he placed his mouth close to De Lacy's ear, and said, in the most cautious tone, "There is a traitor!"--"Atraitor P'echoed De Lacy.--The Frenchman nodded assent, and added, "We are betrayed." De Lacy thought of the words he heard Solomon utter, and said quickly, "That rascally old tinker?" "VUux cTiaudronnier de campagne?--No, no." "Who then?" asked De Lacy.--De Welskein subdued his voice to the lowest whisper and said, "Rory O'More!" CHAPTER XXII. A TRIAL OF TEMPER, AND A TRIAL BY BATTLE. When De Lacy entered the house, he left Rory standing without, looking after the spiteful old tinker, with his teeth set and his hand clenched; and could he at the moment have encountered Regan, and nad hia blow been gifted with death, he would have struck him--so fearfully are generous natures excited on the sudden by insult; for, that the malicious story emanated from Regan, he had no doubt. But a few minutes calmed the fierceness of his passion, though he changed not his belief as to the promulgator of the scandal; and when he reflected that it was the brother of the girl he loved, who was the offender, it perplexed him how to act under the circumstances. Should he tamely submit to such an insinuation against his character 1 Against this his nature rebelled; yet to make a wider breach with Regan, was what he could wish to escape, for Kathleen's sake. To balance these considerations quietly in his own mind, he walked down to the river, where, undisturbed, he might take a ruminating ramble. In the meanwhile, DeWelskein was closeted with De Lacy, who, when he heard the charge against Rory, connected with the singularity of the words he had overheard the tinker utter, and Rory's...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236841743
  • 9781236841742