Ystoriau Cenadol

Ystoriau Cenadol

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...his dear native home. Henry had never felt himself in a happier state of mind than on this occasion. He experienced all those delightful emotions, which one who has been for the first time for any length of period absent from his home. It is true, that Henry possessed that vigour of intellect, and that sedateness of mind, which one would have thought would have enabled him to view with philosophic chilness, those scenes that were endeared to him in early life. But, though he possessed the former in an eminent degree, he was altogether a stranger to the latter--his heart glowed with a warmth of love, and an ardency of affection, which, instead of impairing in the least degree the powers of his soul, only tended to make them appear the more lovely: it cannot, therefore, be supposed, that one of his strength of mind, and intensity of feeling, could have approached those scenes which were connected with the dearest associations of childhood, without feeling all those emotions which they were peculiarly calculated to excite. But Henrydid feel them. When he contemplated the length of time he had been absent from this beloved scene--the interminable distance that had separated him from the dearest objects of his affection--the vast expanse of ocean he had traversed, and the foreign lands in which he had been--the diversity of human character he had witnessed--the many perils and dangers through which he had escaped; and thought that he was now treading that ground, and viewing those objects which were so familiar to him in early life, and that ere one short hour had passed, he would have received the fond embrace of his dear parents, he could not but feel the sweetest emotions of rapture and delight, and the nearer he approached did these...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123681035X
  • 9781236810359