Stephen Moreland; A Novel Volume 1

Stephen Moreland; A Novel Volume 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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...' " My dear Maria," said Harriet Penrose, as she and her cousin stood at the parlour window, gazing upon the white fields, " my dear Maria, your prayers seem to have been heard." " Pray, to what do you allude?" "To your wishes of last evening, that we ' might have sleighing," replied Harriet. " Were not your hopes secretly running in the same way, my good coz?" " As I live, here comes a sleigh," exclaimed Harriet. At that moment, a fine pair of horses, with an elegant sleigh, containing two gentlemen, turned from the highway up towards the mansion of Mr. Penrose. " Charles Levingston's bays," said "Maria. " Stephen Moreland and Charles Levingston," exclaimed Harriet, and away the young ladies flew into another apartment. " What shall I do, or what shall I say?" asked Miss Penrose. " Don't you think, Maria, that I am a little unwell?" " Nonsense!" " Really, Maria, it has been so long since 1 saw Stephen." " The greater then should be your anxiety to see him now." " Oh! Maria, how giddy you are." " Very well," observed Maria, " I will report to the gentlemen that Miss Harriet Penrose has been seriously indisposed for the last fortnight, and does not expect to see company before spring." The sleigh drove up to the door, and the two gentlemen were admitted into the parlour. After a short interval, Harriet and Maria, arm in arm, entered the room, and were introduced by Charles Levingston to Mr. Wilson Bloomfield, and not Stephen Moreland, as the ladies expected. Miss Penrose was, for the moment, both relieved and disappointed....show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821890
  • 9781236821898