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Reseña del editor: 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. 1872 Excerpt: ...his absence. Hal became positively ill-humoured, spoke sharply to me, and was so negligent in his preparations and studies as to receive a rebuke from his father. On the morning of the fourth day this suspense was brought to an end by the arrival of a letter from the Hall. Lady McAllan presented her respects to Mr. Burns, and begged he would permit his son to pay a visit of a few days at her residence. She stated that her dear boy had been attacked with cold and feverish symptoms, and was quite depressed in spirits, and there was nothing he so much longed for as the companionship of his young favourite. She should feel greatly obliged if her request were acceded to, etc. Within her ladyship's cover was a note addressed to Harold. It ran thus:--"My Dear Fellow,--Do come over here, and forget hie, heec, hoc, for a week or two. I have vowed to scrawl no more caricatures, and will be as sober as a judge to please you. I send the pony for you, and hope you will try her mettle and ride as fast as she can carry you, to your affectionate "Nobman." With flushed cheeks and eager eyes Hal read this epistle, and then looked anxiously at his father, who stood at the window with the open letter in his hand, evidently pondering what reply he should give, and uncertain whether to say " Yes " or "No." In this perplexity he turned inquiringly to our dear mother, who was seated at the table, attentively watching Hal's face while he read the invitation. She saw and rightly interpreted the eager glance A VISIT TO THE HALL. 57 he cast toward his father, and when her opinion was asked, gave it in the affirmative. No time was lost in making the necessary preparations, and hastily donning his best garments, Harold bade us all adieu, with smiles; h...
Título: My brother Harold
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