Sweet Anne Page Volume 3

Sweet Anne Page Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... the Seraph. "Never saidst thou a truer word. I'm a Greek, at any rate. I don't substitute oxygen, hydrogen, azote--a chymical trinity--for Zeus and Poseidon and Aidoneus. I believe, if I had been an Argonaut, Thetis with the silver foot would have preferred me to Peleus. But it's too late unluckily." They were silent for a turn or two. "Where's Palliser gone with his yacht V' asked Raphael after a pause. "He talked of running over to Naples," said Stephen. "He'll be back in two or three days, and then I must proceed on my Odyssey." "Look here, old fellow. I want you to do me a favour. I have left some matters to be settled in Sardinia, where I came from last. Now will you stay here till I return? It will only be a few days. You can keep Palliser, I know." "When shall you start?" asked Stephen. "Oh, I'll go to-morrow. I wouldn't go at all if I could help it--but I have left things that positively must be attended to." This was a fact, we know. There was young Columbus waiting for him at Bonifazio--and his boatatTerranova--and Anne Page under Louis's care at the Hotel Rispoli. There were four men waiting for him at Naples too--but that he knew not. However, it was clearly requisite for him to make some less temporary arrangement for Mrs. Morfill, before he settled down quietly in Corsica--which, strange to say, had become his intention. Yes, it was so. The Seraph had at last discovered the infinite value of a pure love. The miserable method of his life hitherto began to strike him as contemptibly foolish. He would have given a good deal not to have embarrassed himself with Mrs. Morfill. He despised her. He despised himself for having been such a confounded ass as to run away with...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123659214X
  • 9781236592149