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Guavas, the Tinner (Paperback): Sabine Baring-Gould
Guavas, the Tinner (Paperback): Sabine Baring-Gould

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Guavas, the Tinner (Paperback)

Sabine Baring-Gould

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...find fresh quarters." Joan Ford was uneasy and disconcerted. " Let us consider that another time," she said. " Now think only of the blowing house.." "That will not be a hard matter," said he. " You have one already below you, at the sweep of the river " " What, Lower Swancombe? " " I do not know its name, but there are very ancient workings there, and among them the ruins of a blowing house, small, but sufficient; and I shall have to restore the furnace, and roof the building, and with small trouble I can put up a wheel and have a blast." " You will not be false to us," said the widow, nervous, mistrustful, hesitating. Guavas smiled. " Mistress," answered he, " you cast on me the sins of your husband, and who can say but that all the pains, the injustice, the persecution, the robbery, to which I have been subjected since that night, that these, which have left me maimed and impoverished, may be the expiation of some of the sins, the sufferings that ever follow on sin? If I have borne these, then let me bear some of the obligations, the privileges of the dead man, and work for you--his widow, and for his daughter." " I must e'en trust thee," said Joan Ford, " for I cannot help myself." " You may trust him because he is true," said Lemonday, with beaming eyes. The tinner smiled. " I will go and seethe old blowing house," said Guavas. " I shall look on it now with other eyes than heretofore." As soon as he was gone, Joan Ford seated herself on the bench before the door and signed to her daughter to take a place beside her. She did not speak for some minutes, so great was her agitation. She had her hands in her lap, and she plaited the fingers together and unwove them, to again re-plait them--a sure token to Lemon-day that her mother's mind was in...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Sabine Baring-Gould
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55549-7
Barcode: 9781150555497
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-55549-1

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