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Destiny (Volume 3); Or, the Chief's Daughter (Paperback) Loot Price: R319
Discovery Miles 3 190
Destiny (Volume 3); Or, the Chief's Daughter (Paperback): Susan Ferrier
Destiny (Volume 3); Or, the Chief's Daughter (Paperback): Susan Ferrier

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Destiny (Volume 3); Or, the Chief's Daughter (Paperback)

Susan Ferrier

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1831. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXV. It was now the season when " the flowers appear on the earth, the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in the land"--the season when Edith was to exchange the crowded streets, and stifling atmosphere of London, for the silent glens and free mountain air of her dear Highland home. Captain Malcolm came, and joyful was the meeting between him and his beloved protegee. Edith had much pleasure in introducing her dear and venerated guardian to her friends, the Con ways-- and the liking which took place was reciprocal. They promised to pay a visit at Inch Orran in the course of the summer, " When I hope to dance a Highland reel at a Highland wedding," whispered the Admiral, as he gave Edith a paternal embrace at parting. Mrs Ribley took a more formal adieu, but her words, though few, were to the purpose. "In consideration," said she, "of the propriety with which you have conducted yourself while a member of this family, I think it proper to inform you, that in the event of my demise, I have, with Mr Ribley's concurrence, bequeathed to you one half of my fortune, at present vested in the three per cent consols." "Good by--good by," said Mr Ribley; "better have staid with us--won't find Birch's turtle-soup in the Highlands--perhaps find turtles of another sort--no green fat upon them though--eh, Kitty, my dear?" "'Deed, I'm wae to leave this great world of brick and dust, after all," said Mrs Macauley, as she wiped her eyes, and turned her back on London, "when I think on the bits of childer that were so fond of me, and them all greetin', poor things, at my going away. Oh, surely that's one of the mercies of Providence, that wherever we go we'll find something to love, and somebody to love us. Do not you think ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Susan Ferrier
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-08285-5
Barcode: 9781151082855
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-08285-6

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