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Harold Saxon (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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Harold Saxon (Paperback): Alan Muir
Harold Saxon (Paperback): Alan Muir

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Harold Saxon (Paperback)

Alan Muir

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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.1880 Excerpt: ... CHATTER II. CONDOLENCE. The shock of his father's death was to Harold profound, and when the force of it had a little subsided he began to feel that an element had gone out of his life which he could ill spare. His father, however austere and puritanical, had always been his friend and adviser, and with a tact which is very uncommon among persons of his habit of mind he never pressed his views unduly upon his son. Harold had always consulted him and confided in him, and his father wisely fostered this confidence by taking care at all times to treat his son sympathetically, and never to repel him by insisting upon his own ideas of religion and conduct. The consequence was that, in spite of disparities in age and character and opinion, the two had always maintained a most unaffected and cordial intercourse, and Harold felt now that he had lost not only a parent but a counsellor and a friend. It was his first bereavement, and it threw a deep shadow over his mind. Yet even in the midst of his grief he began to feel that he had entered upon quite a new period of his life. In the first place he was now wealthy through the fortune of his aunt. In the next place he was free to shake off the trammels of his profession; for the one fear that had hitherto caused him to linger--the necessity of laying bare his mind before his father--was gone. He had no account to give. It was impossible not to feel that he was free in a new sense. His bonds had fallen off. The future lay open before him. He might plan a new career with the reasonable prospect of being able to execute it. This sense of freedom--this widening of the horizon of life filled him with an exultation like that the mountaineer feels when the last cliff lies below him, and his feet stand on the summit, with pro...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Alan Muir
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-44559-0
Barcode: 9781150445590
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-44559-9

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