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The Dramatic Works of John Ford; With an Introduction, and Notes Critical and Explanatory. in Two Volumes. ... (Paperback) Loot Price: R468
Discovery Miles 4 680
The Dramatic Works of John Ford; With an Introduction, and Notes Critical and Explanatory. in Two Volumes. ... (Paperback):...

The Dramatic Works of John Ford; With an Introduction, and Notes Critical and Explanatory. in Two Volumes. ... (Paperback)

John Ford

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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. 1831 Excerpt: ...companion terms it, a couple of horses are in readiness to convey himself and Winnifrede to some distant country, where his recent wife is to be quite forgot, and " have no name in his remembrance." A previous conversation, full of course of lies, on the part of Frank, had prepared Susan for these appearances, and only the parting scene remained to take place between them. The fond creature hangs over it as long as possible: --some affectionate directions to his supposed page--some lingering questions to himself--one pasture more--up to that knot of trees, and then among those shadows she will vanish from him. The pasture is crossed--the knot of trees is reached'--and--the knife of the treacherous Frank is in her bosom. And as if the pangs of death were not enough, the monster, in coarser terms than our pages can admit, utters what might have added even to the pains of dissolution itself: --but the murderer knew not the pure mind he had to deal with: Sus. Die? oh, 'twas time How many years might I have slept in sin The sin of my most hatred, too, adultery It is time to close this analysis: the attempt of the murderer to fasten the guilty deed on Warbeck, the rejected suitor of his victim, and Somerton the accepted lover of her sister Katherine--the detection of the real criminal--the horrors which surround Frank's sick bed--and the scene which closes for ever his earthly prospects, will be found to possess the deepest interest. A smile may perhaps be excited by the simple means which lead to young Thorney's detection; but the smile can be but a momentary one; even Ford himself seems to have suspected, that the fearful and harrowing feelings which he had conjured up required some allayment; and accordingly with consummate art he has thrown such a ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: John Ford
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-70436-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-70436-X
Barcode: 9781130704365

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