Stronger Than Love Volume 2

Stronger Than Love Volume 2

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...kept her eyes averted from him. "I can assure you that I do not wish to marry you; that I will never be your wife! Isn't that enough? It is not like you, Mr. Denham, to torment and distress me, or anyone! There are plenty of charming women, more accomplished and cleverer than I am, more fit to be a companion to a man like you." "But you--you only--are the one I long for!" said Denham, coming close to her and taking her hand in both his own with infinite tenderness. "I feel myself an utter brute to agitate you, for I see you are strangely affected! But, remember, Monica, my future depends on my winning you; and you have certain, almost impossible for you to utter a falsehood." not said, 'Hubert, I do not love you!' It is, I am "Ah!" she exclaimed, taking refuge in an attempt to assume a lighter tone. "I have often heard you accused of being proud. I never thought you were conceited too! So you are determined to think I am very, very fond of you?" "Monica! Why is it that you make such desperate efforts to baffle me? Answer me one or two questions, and I will vex you no more at present! It goes to my heart to torment you. But, my sweet! my queen! think what I have at stake." "What do you wish to know?" asked Monica. "That young fellow Garth. He was some comfort to you in your sorrowful days. Have you, through an exaggerated feeling of gratitude, allowed him to entangle you in an engagement? I know you, and I know if you once gave your promise you would stick to it like grim death." "No, no! Laurence Garth never wanted to marry me except when he thought he might help me." "You are speaking the truth, or what you...
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907000
  • 9781236907004