The Story of Anthony Grace

The Story of Anthony Grace

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...be easy. I was just going to say, Here she is, sir when I happened to glance at Linny, who was pale as ashes, and stood holding up her hand to me to be silent. This confused me so that I hardly understood what the surgeon said, only that he wanted a stronger and more mature person to attend to Revitts; but when I told him that the landlady came up to help he was satisfied, and left, saying that he should come in again. He was no sooner gone than Linny caught me by the arm. Oh, what an escape she cried; Antony, you know how wilful and cruel I have been to poor Steve? Yes, I said, nodding my head. And you know how I have promised him that I will always do as he wishes? Yes, I know that too, said; and I hope you will. I will--indeed I will, Antony, she wailed; but please promise me, pray promise me, that no one shall ever know besides us that it was I whom Mr. Revitts here--a--protected. But the wretch of a fellow who behaved so badly to you, and beat poor Revitts like this, ought to be punished. No, no--no, no she cried excitedly; let it all pass now, Antony--dear Antony, for my sake. I like you, Linny, I said; but I like dear old Kevitts, too. He has been the best of friends to me, and I don't see why a friend of yours should escape after serving him like this. He--he is not a friend of mine now, she said, half hysterically; but, dear Antony, I could not bear for him to be punished. It was in a fit of passion. I had made him angry first. Please, please don't say any more--I cannot bear it She sank down on the hearth-rug, covering her face...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688776X
  • 9781236887764