Works in Baudry's Edition; -The King's Highway a Novel Volume N . 18

Works in Baudry's Edition; -The King's Highway a Novel Volume N . 18

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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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...that you doubt my love? Is it for that reason that you have come over to England, risking all and every thing, affecting my fate in ways that you have no idea of? Is it for this, Caroline?" There was a pause for several minutes, and at length she answered, --" Not entirely. There may have been many reasons, Sherbrooke, joined therewith. There were many that I stated in my letters to you. There were others that you might have imagined. Was it unnatural that I should wish to see my husband? was it unnatural I should believe that he would be glad to see me? As I told you, the circumstances were changed; my father was dead; I had none to protect me in France; the Lady Helen was coming to England. When she was gone, I was left.quite alone. But oh, Sherbrooke, tell me, fell me, what cause have I had to believe that you love me? Have you not neglected me? Have you not forgotten me? Have you not----" " Never, never, Caroline!" he cried vehemently--"in my wildest follies, in my rashest acts, I have thought of you and loved you. I have remembered you with affection, and with grief, and with tenderness. Memory, sad memory, has come upon me in the midst of the maddest efforts for gaiety, and cast me into a fit of deep, anxious, sorrowful, repentant, remorseful thought, which I could not shake off: it seemed as if some vengeful spirit seized upon me for its prey, and dinned in my ears the name of love and Caroline, till my heart was nearly broken." " And the moment after," she said, " what was it, Sherbrooke, that you did? Did you sit down and write to Caroline, to her who was giving every thought to you? or did you fly to the side of some gay coquette to dissipate such painful thoughts in her...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236499271
  • 9781236499271