The Sybil

The Sybil

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... delivers a seal'dpaper to Leicester. Leicester opens and reads. Earl of L. Dh Heaven and earth! This paper superscribed, The Confession Of the unhappy, guilty Eleanor Brings with it peace to me and all. Attend, whilst I unfold the important scroll. " Let none persuade you to suspect your wife: ' " She is a saint in bliss. I am the mother " Of Reginald de T0urs---Lacy the father. " The wrongs I sufi"er'd from the faithless King, " Ifjudg'd with candour, might extenuate, -' " But Heaven alone can pardon my offence." Oh! b_less'd confession! which gives happiness To those whose virtues merit the heav'n-born gift! Join, join your hands, ye consecrated pair! Father and son, thrice velcome to my arms. O, Scroop, when now all mystery is dispell'd-, Let all mistakes be buried in oblivion. ' From deepest sorrow I emerge to joy: Darkness is banish'd, and a glorious light' Beams-from the throne on this illustrious youth. Amb. 'Joy to my Reginald! We've seen him. rise To honours nobly earn'd, and ere he knew The greatness he was born to, make himself, By his own virtues great, till he became The founder of his own nobility. Sir IV. O Reginald, what bliss will now be mine, ' When at the nuptial altar I behold That happy union, which I blindly strove, In conscience, though in error, to prevent. _ Sir R. So many are my blessings, and so vast My debt of gratitude, I must entreat That you will judge me not by my professions, But by the test of actions, and believe me In words alone defective, not in heart. Here is my guardian angel; whilst I keep And merit this protection, I am safe. Lady S. Oh, my beloved Adela, to tell...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975138
  • 9781236975133