Tremordyn Cliff Volume 3

Tremordyn Cliff 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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...a disclosure that must necessarily be as embarrassing to his friend as painful to himself. " But your sister may herself be ignorant of the details of this unfortunate affair, Colonel Murray," replied Sir Herbert, after the silence of a moment. " Lady Gatcomb was herself living with her brother when he formed this most unlucky attachment--and painful as it is, I am bound to confess that it was her influence with him which alone prevented the marriage. She was left his sole guardian by their father's will. Lord Tremordyn still wanted some months of being of age when he died--no marriage therefore could be legal which had not received the consent of his sister. I leave you therefore to judge yourself, what probability there is that these young people should have been legally and bond Jide married." " None in the world, Sir Herbert," said Colonel Murray rising;--" I knew not that his sister was his guardian. This renders it almost morally impossible that such a marriage should actually have taken place--for how can we suppose that her consent was ever given? Nevertheless I still feel perfectly persuaded that this unfortunate girl--(thank God she is not a Murray, my connexion with her is only by my father's second marriage, ) I assure you I feel perfectly assured, that she was beguiled by the young Earl into the belief that he had married her. Some mock ceremony, probably--such things are only too common on the continent. And now good morning, Admiral. I must take care that she leaves this neighbourhood as soon as possible. Assure Lady Gatcomb, however, that she need be under no apprehension that the child can require any thing from her. No relation of my father's wife can require such assistance." " But, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604172
  • 9781236604170