The Yankee Slave-Dealer; Or, an Abolitionist Down South. a Tale for the Times

The Yankee Slave-Dealer; Or, an Abolitionist Down South. a Tale for the Times

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: well-nigh perfect in the art and science of music. All you now require is practice." " I am afraid you are too partial. I think I can discover many defects myself." " Not at all. Witli strict regard to rigid rules of criticism, that must be the decision of any one." Here an awkward pause ensued, the invention of the gentleman the meanwhile on the rack for some becoming mode of declaring himself._ The lady arose as if with the intention of leaving the room. Then Justus spoke, but hesitatingly: "Stay yet a few moments, Miss Rosalind; I would have some conversation with you; it is but seldom we are favored with an opportunity for--social enjoyment in this way." She blushed slightly, and was not altogether able to express by her voice the entire unconcern she designed, as, resuming her seat, she replied: " I am always pleased to hear my tutor converse, and consider myself very much indebted to him for his kind efibrts in my behalf." Had Justus been himself less embarrassed, the confusion of the lady during the utterance of this sentence would not have escaped him. But he was too deeply engaged in trying to devise some gradual way of presenting the declaration about to be made. There was another embarrassing pause, which he at length broke, saying, with still increased agitation, and with but little relevancy to the point: " It is a great source of pleasure to me, Miss Rosalind, to reflect on the fact that the cultivation and refinement of your mind is, at least in some small degree, the result of my humble endeavors. And I shall ever remember, with emotions of gratefulness, the tractableness and sweetness of disposition manifested by you. I am well aware that the restraining of...
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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236794354
  • 9781236794352