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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...you that I shall think of him no more. That I have thought of him, I do not deny--I have thought, that if, notwithstanding the ...Read MoreThis 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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...you that I shall think of him no more. That I have thought of him, I do not deny--I have thought, that if, notwithstanding the difference in our ages, and other dififerences, he had preferred me, I should have preferred him to any person who has ever yet addressed me. On our first acquaintance, I clearly saw that he was not disposed to pay court to my fortune; and I had also then coolness of judgment sufficient to perceive that it was not probable he should fall in love with my person. But I was too proud in my humility, too strong in my honesty, too brave, too ignorant; in short, I knew nothing of the matter. We are all of us, more or less, subject to the delusions of vanity, or hope, or love I--even I!--who thought myself so clear-sighted, did not know how, with one flutter of his wings, Cupid can set the whole atmosphere in motion; change the proportions, size, colour, value, of every object; lead us into a mirage, and leave us in a dismal desert.' 'My dearest friend!' said Miss Nugent, in a tone of true sympathy. 'But none but a coward, or a fool would sit down in the desert and weep, instead of trying to make his way back before the storm rises, obliterates the track, and overwhelms everything. Poetry apart, my dear Grace, you may be assured that I shall think no more of Lord Colambre.' 'I believe you are right. But I am sorry, very sorry, it must be so.' 'Oh, spare me your sorrow!' 'My sorrow is for Lord Colambre, ' said Miss Nugent. 'Where will he find such a wife?--Not in Miss Berryl, I am sure--pretty as she is; a mere fine lady! Is it possible that Lord Colambre! Lord Colambre! should prefer such a girl--Lord Colambre!' Miss Broadhurst looked at her friend as she spoke, and saw truth in her eyes; saw that she had no suspicion that she...Read Less
Good. No Jacket. Type: Fiction this copy is tight and square with a clean unmarked text......tan cloth cover with leather label on spine which has some wear to it....edgewear to the spine edges as well...altogether a very nice copy.
Hammond, Chris. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Decorative red boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Why spend $20 or more for a recent PB reprint, when you can have a very nice century old copy for half that. 382 p.
Ex-Library in very good condition; red cloth & gilt spine decorations. Everyman's Library No. 410. 346p. 18 cm. From library of St. Aidan Catholic Church, Brookline, MA, former parish of the Kennedy family.
Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Published by Dent in 1952. Ex-library book (usual stamps, labels and marks). On epage corner torn, some corners dog-eared, red cloth faded, spine sunned, wear to edges, internal hinges with some looseness but binding sound overall.
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