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The Old Manor House Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R235 Discovery Miles 2 350
The Old Manor House Volume 2 (Paperback): Charlotte Smith
The Old Manor House Volume 2 (Paperback): Charlotte Smith

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The Old Manor House Volume 2 (Paperback)

Charlotte Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...and the information relative to Mrs. Rayland which at the Hall he had been denied. He soon arrived; and, with a short stick he carried with him, rapped loudly at the door. A woman soon after looked out of the window from whence the light had proceeded, and inquired, in apparent alarm, Who is there? Orlando answered, Isit Mrs. Whitly who speaks? Mrs. Whitly, friend replied the female voice: Lord I cannot think what you want here at this time o'night; why, master's a bed, and the men folk too--I'm sure I wish you'd go about your business. My business, said Orlando, is with Mr. Whitly--Tell him it is Orlando Somerive, his old friend. The woman then retired from the window as if to speak to somebody, and, presently returning, cried, Master says how he knows no such person--Young 'squire Orlando is dead a long while ago in parts beyond sea; and you must be an impostor--for 'twas well known the young man's not alive, and all his family were in mourning for un before they went out of this country. The woman would then have shut the window; but Orlando, rendered half frantic by her last expression, conjured her with so much vehemence to hear him, that she delayed it a moment. He implored her to tell him what she meant by saying that the Somerive family had left the country. Why 'tis plain, answered she, that you don't belong to none of them--for, if you did, you'd know that the old'squire have been dead ever so long--a matter of two or three months before old Madam at the Hall; and that the young one, he as was always so wild like, have sold the house and farms and all to the great 'squire at the castle, and that the rest on 'em have left the country. Orlando could hear no more--his fortitude and his senses forsook him together--and weakness, ...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Charlotte Smith
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 100
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-37410-9
Barcode: 9781230374109
Categories: Promotions
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-230-37410-8

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