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Two True California Stories; Augusta Dane Or, the Influence of Circumstances. Mary Morton Or, the Result of a Fashionable Education (Paperback) Loot Price: R396
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Two True California Stories; Augusta Dane Or, the Influence of Circumstances. Mary Morton Or, the Result of a Fashionable...
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Two True California Stories; Augusta Dane Or, the Influence of Circumstances. Mary Morton Or, the Result of a Fashionable Education (Paperback)

Jonathan Vinton Webster

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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. 1883. Excerpt: ... the preceding chapter of this story. Her own mind was fully convinced that Siddon was not guilty of the crime charged against him. With her husband she had several times visited William in the prison, and heard his simple story of the whole affair, of his attachment to young Blanding and betrothal to his sister. Consequently the sympathies of her woman's heart went out for the misfortunes of the young man. She had even gone so far as to see the Honorable Court and plead with him for a light sentence. Ten o'clock arrived and the session was opened by the Judge ordering the Clerk to read the verdict of the jury against the prisoner, when the Clerk stood up and read: "We the jury, in the case of the People of Nevada Territory vs. William Siddon, do find the prisoner guilty of murder in the second degree; and recommend him to themercy of the Court. (Signed), "dan De Quille, Foreman." As the voice of the Clerk died away, the Court asked: "Has the prisoner at the bar anything to say why sentence should not be passed upon him in accordance with the verdict of the jury?" William Siddon slowly, and as if with difficulty, arose; his naturally ruddy face was pale and his features haggard. But there was something about his expression and bearing which made everyone present feel that no ordinary man stood before them. His form was commanding, being six feet high, square built, muscular and powerful. His deep, brown eyes sat beneath long, dark eyebrows like living orbs of fire, while his semi-Roman-Grecian nose, coupled with the broad, high forehead above it, indicated character unmistakable. His dark hair hung in careless locks about his ears, while his firmly compressed lips indicated nerve sufficient for every emergency. For more than a minnte after gaining his feet...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Jonathan Vinton Webster
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-97718-3
Barcode: 9781150977183
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-97718-3

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