Written in Fire; A Novel Volume 2

Written in Fire; A Novel Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...her. "You have said the same thing a dozen time' before with regard to other girls, and you've never kept your word. Heloise Hulstyn is nothing to me. How could she be, tied hand and foot as I am? But I will not give up her acquaintance upon a false understanding, nor be made a laughing-stock in order to serve your purposes." "She is something to you, Andy! You have been constantly at her father's house of late, and you have thrown her name in my teeth when you were angry." Fabian stared at this intelligence, for it was news to him. He expected to hear his cousin refute the charge brought against him, but Andrew only answered: "You aggravate a fellow sufficiently to make him say anything. I never intended Mdlle. Hulstyn to remain at Mon Desir after her recovery; but unless you make that will as you promise me, I'll leave the house with her. So now you know my mind, and there's an end of it." At this juncture one of the women entered to say that Heloise had recovered consciousness, and that Madame Knooke was attending to her and sent them word that all danger was past. "You could open your doors to the Knookes, who are only your servants," exclaimed Andy to his wife, "and wished to close them on Mdlle. Hulstyn, from whose father you have received so much hospitality and kindness." "Andy, you know for what reason!" "I do not! Your accusations against me are false, but were they true I should despise them. Written in Fire, I. 9 However, here is an end of the whole affair. Make these doors my doors, over the threshold of which I may, unquestioned, ask whom I will, or I will cross it never to return...".show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236901304
  • 9781236901309