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Norah Conough (Paperback) Loot Price: R356
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Norah Conough (Paperback): Walter Gordon Henderson
Norah Conough (Paperback): Walter Gordon Henderson

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Norah Conough (Paperback)

Walter Gordon Henderson

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...well, tolerating the husband for the sake of the wife. She and Alec speedily became great friends, and it was not long before I discovered that he worshiped her. That seems a strong expression, but if ye knew the intensity of the man, ye would not think it so. It was not long also, before I found out, partly by accident, that Mrs. Hayford was thoroughly unhappy with her husband; that he was cruel and suspicious, and had a tongue tipped with poison. And, after I understood, many were the cruel little speeches I heard fall from his lips while other people were present. I could see her eye flash, but she was too proud to show that she even noticed them. She was grieving, too, over the death of her one little daughter, a matter which did not appear to concern her husband much. He seemed to delight in humiliating her, his being, I think, one of those natures to whom the torture of a good woman in their power affords the keenest pleasure. The fact is that she was immeasurably his superior in every way, and he knew it, and knew that in her heart she could not but despise him. And he grew to hating her as only a coward and a liar can hate, more especially as his petty cruelties were, outwardly at least, wholly disregarded by her, and she remained as always, calm, and gentle, and sweet. "It seems that, while occupying the same house, they were lattherly living as strangers to each other, although it did not appear so to the outside world, and her home was noted for the perfect comfort, and ordher, and daintiness, that appeared everywhere. She had married when a mere girl under the influence of what is called first love, which too often, though not always, thank Gahd, is merely another name for infatuation which has cursed the lives of...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Walter Gordon Henderson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-02720-6
Barcode: 9781152027206
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-152-02720-4

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