Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, and Agnes Grey, by Anne Bronte

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, and Agnes Grey, by Anne Bronte

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...at once--that would be no punishment unless he had a heart-or to recover, and leave the country. Are you speaking the truth about him now? Take care. Is he actually so utterly indifferent for my life?" " Why, ma'am," I answered, "the master has no idea of your being deranged; and of course he does not fear that you will let yourself die of hunger." "You think not? Cannot you tell him I will?" she returned. "Persuade him! speak of your own mind: say you are certain I will! " " No, you forget, Mrs Linton," I suggested, "that you have eaten some food with a relish this evening, and to-morrow you will perceive its good effects." " If I were only sure it would kill him," she intermpted, "I'd kill myself directly! These three awful nights, I've never closed my lids--and oh, I've been tormented! I've been haunted, Nelly! But I begin to fancy you don't like me. How strange! I thought, though everybody hated and despised each other, they could not avoid loving me. And they have all turned to enemies in a few hours: ti-ey have, I'm positive; the people bere. How dreary to meet death, surrounded by their cold faces! Isabella, terrified and repelled, afraid to enter the room, it would be so dreadful to watch Catherine go. And Edgar standing solemnly by to see it over; then offering prayers of thanks to God for restoring peace to his house, and going back to his 600ks! What in the name of all that feels has he to do with book, when I am dying?" She could not bear the notion which I had put into her head of Mr Linton's philosophical resignation. Tossing about, she increased her feverish...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806220
  • 9781236806222