The hemlock swamp; and a season at the White Sulphur Springs. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: 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. 1873 Excerpt: ...you think of some plan by which I can go away for a little time?" I cried, brokenly, and without the least regard to relevancy. "Now, Eveleen, what is all this about? It's that sheep of a Simon, I know. You are not afraid and want to run away from him, I hope?" "No, not afraid--that is, not very much afraid. I am a little, aunty; but he annoys me so! He loves me with all his soul, that is a solemn fact, and if I could be rid of him for a while, he might get over it." Aunt Eunice rocked and mused several moments in silence, my head still pillowed on her knees, and her hand absently smoothing down my hair. "This looks bad, child. He has not dared to be impudent to you?" "Oh, no, no; but it is so tiresome to know a man is always watching you. Arke--I never told you out and out before, aunty, for I was pretty certain that you guessed it--well, I am engaged to Arke, and that is the reason why Simon's attentions are so distasteful and wearisome. I love Arke, and he loves me; but Simon loves me too, Aunt Eunice, there is no denying that." "Has he told you so?" "Yes; and I have refused him." "Then, if he has any kind of spunk, a plump 'no ' ought to have settled him." "But it did n't. He forced me into a sort of compromise--I mean, he persuaded me to recognize certain claims--" "Claims! What claims can Simon Post have on my sister's daughter?" "None, rightfully. But, to free myself from his importunities, I conceded to certain terms; and oh, aunty, don't ask me to explain, only help me to get away, for I am wretched here, and another year spent like the last will kill me." Aunt Eunice did not reply, and I, nothing daunted by her silence, resumed: "Have I no...
Título: The hemlock swamp; and a season at the White...
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97812778727291.0
Descripción Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, Phila, 1873. Cloth. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. First Edition. First edition. Chocolate brown cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and black. Scarce novel by American woman author. A near fine copy, gilt bright, , some wear at the head of the spine and a bump to the fore edge. Nº de ref. de la librería D6011B
Descripción ROYAL PUBLISHING CO. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. 8vo. Rebound. Bookplate to f.p.d. Minor foxing to f.f.e.p. Minor smudging to title page. VG. Nº de ref. de la librería 1007420