The Twin Pupils; Or Education at Home

The Twin Pupils; Or Education at Home

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...that, that she should see her papa, on whom she so doated, and who, she felt sure, must display in his countenance his great talent and goodness, and so appear inexpressibly noble and attractive, and to see Annette, the being so strangely and mysteriously resembling herself--just alike, for all she could discover, in external appearance, and with so many feelings and thoughts in common, and her favourite little Bernard too, and lastly herself, that first of mysteries. This would indeed be happiness! This would indeed be life! She had, in her quieter moments, thought again and again, of all these things coolly and separately; but now, in a tumult of confusion, the idea of them rushed into her agitated mind, bewildering her with their clamorous rejoicing, and exciting in her inmost soul, an ecstacy of happiness. Forgetting where she was, not for an. instant considering how inexplicable her conduct must necessarily appear to Miss Cameron, she remained engrossed by her own absorbing reflections; and it was not before some minutes had elapsed, that that judicious guide sought for the direction in which to lead her youthful charge; taking hold of her tremulous hand, and gently pushing towards her the stool on which her own feet had been placed, she said calmly, "Here, dear, here is the ottoman, sit on it x and tell me a little more about what you mean; do not mind what you say to me, you know I will never repeat it, and you see I know, already, that you are desirous of knowing my opinion concerning some spiritual gift." "How do you know that?" demanded Lisa, her scattered senses fast returning with the surprise the last remark occasioned; "nobody can have told you what it is that I want so very much." "Nay, dear, you...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513312
  • 9781236513311