Silvia

Silvia

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...your absence often inquired after you. Barn. Would he were gone, his ofliciouslove will pry into the secrets of my soul. ' Aside. Ti'. Unless you knew the pain the whole family has felt on your account, you cannot conceive how much you are beloved; but why thus-cold and silent! when my heart is full of joy for your return, why do you turn away '! why thus avoid me'! what have I done! how am I altered since you saw me last '! Or rather what have you done! and why are you thus changed '! for I am still the same. Barn. What have I done indeed! Aside. Tr. Not speak nor look upon me! Barn. By my face he will discover allI would conceal; methinks already I-begin to hate lim.-Aside. Tr. I cannot bear this usage from a friend, one whom till now I ever found so loving, whom yet I-love, though this unkindness strikes at the root of friendship, and might destroy it in any breast but mine. Barn. I am not well. Turning to him. Sleep has been a stranger to these eyes since you beheld them last. Tr. Heavy they look indeed, and swoln with tears; now they o'erflow; rightly did--my sympathising heart forbode last night when thou wast absent, something fatal to our peace. Barn. Your friendship engages you too far. My troubles, whatever they are, are mine alone, you have no interest in them, nor ought your concern for me give you a moment's pain. Tr. You speak as if you knew of friendship nothing but the name. Before I saw your grief I felt it. Since we parted last I have slept no more than you, but pensive in my chamber sat alone, and spent the tedious night in wishes for your safety and return; even now, though ignorant of the cause, your sorrow wounds me to the heart. all engagements cease, as circumstances and occa Barn....show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793358
  • 9781236793355