Tales of the Puritans; The Regicides. the Fair Pilgrim. Castine

Tales of the Puritans; The Regicides. the Fair Pilgrim. Castine

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...of their slain affections," ascended to heaven in grateful oblation. All that they asked was granted. Dauntless courage, unwavering fortitude, love to God and man, and hopes full of immortality, fell on them like the dew of heaven. The lady was soon seated in a closed carriage by the side of Ellen Wilson, and she gazed with a tearless eye from the window, till her native valley, and its lofty turrets had quite faded in the distance, and ere the bell had tolled through the castle the second hour of the morning, she was standing far away on the deck of the vessel which was soon to bear her to her destined home. CHAPTER HI. " Hail to the land of our toils and our sorrows! Land of our rest 1 when a few more to-morrows Pass o'er our heads, we will seek our cold pillow, And rest in our graves, far away o'er the billow." When the joyful sound of " Land--land in sight," was echoed in the ear of the wearied voyagers, the Lady Eveline was sitting in her cabin engaged in those refined and elevating studies, which during her voyage she had found means to prosecute. Ellen was seated on a low stool, beside her, busily occupied with her needle, and from time to time her eye glanced on an open book which lay in the chair before her. There were many other females present, but as the cabin was large, it allowed them to scatter themselves in various groups, as best suited their tastes. " Do you hear it, my Lady?" said Ellen, throwing down her work, and gazing earnestly on her. " Was it not land they cried?" They listened again, there was no mistake. The loud " huzza for land," echoed in the hoarse voices of the sailors above them, and Ellen, with many of the females, immediately hastened upon deck. The former, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514726
  • 9781236514721