"[...]Lord, how I wish myself back in London!" and he flicked his cap onto the back of his head, and laughed ruefully. Some children were playing on the green, and two or three men lounged on the settle outside the inn. Suddenly one of them rose, just as the young man came abreast of the door, and as he made way for the man to pass, a dog ran out from the inn and caused the man to stumble. The fellow uttered an oath and raised his heavily-booted foot. The kick struck the dog in the side, and with a howl of pain he fled behind the young man. Now a moment before his handsome face had been a picture of indolent good temper, but at the kick and the howl his face changed. The lips grew set, the eyes stern and fierce. He was not a good young man-alas, alas! it will be seen that he was a thousand miles removed from that-but his heart was as tender as[...]."
- Paperback | 340 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.75mm | 476.27g
- 16 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations