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. 1867 Excerpt: ...long pause in my writing was occasioned doubtless by want of leisure, during four years of a toilsome and yet monotonous life;--the ...
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. 1867 Excerpt: ...long pause in my writing was occasioned doubtless by want of leisure, during four years of a toilsome and yet monotonous life;--the recommencement of my journal was owing to want of occupation, during that trying period "waiting for a situation." Remembering his birth-day, pats me in mind that my own is about this time. Twenty-six, or seven, is it 1 I have almost lost count. However, I must have been Therese's governess five years. This is why I shall miss her so much. Yet it is quite time for her to give up study, and practice housekeeping for a few months before she is married. I wish--as she laughing said--I could teach her that, meaning the management of a house. But in the domestic department my own abilities are small; indeed they have completely died out for want of practice.. Which signifies little; since, as I told Therese this morning--I shall probably never have a house to manage. She looked very sly, said, laughing, how did I know? and appealed to her father; who since her mother's death, two years since, has made her his constant companion. M. Giraud took no notice of Therese's nonsense; he is a perfectly wellbred man, just, generous, and kind, so much so, that in these years I have all but forgotten he is by birth the great object of my girlish antipathy--a Frenchman. He has been very kind to the boys too--my dear boys! of whom I am so proud. Ah, if their mother could but see them now! Yet I have thanked God that she could not see, that no one could see, all we have passed through; the struggles, the humiliations, the narrow, grinding penury; and, had my health once failed, the awful spectre Want standing ever at the door. But I did not sink: a supernatural strength has borne me up through every thing; and He who gave it knows that s...
Hardcover reprint of the original 1867 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: A Hero, Bread Upon The Waters, Alice Learmont. Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: A Hero, Bread Upon The Waters, Alice Learmont. Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1867.
Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris.com are registered trademarks of Alibris, Inc.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.