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1825. Excerpt: ... TALES OF FAULT AND FEELING. "And therefore whoso
list it not to here, Turne over leef, and cheese another Tale; For
he shal find ynow bothe gret and smale, Of storial thing that
toucheth gentilesse, And eke moralitie, and holinesse." BY THE
AUTHOR OF " ZEAL AND EXPERIENCE." VOL. III. LONDON: 1. 1IOOKIIAM,
OLD BOND-STREET. 1825..'. AND C. ADLARD, PRINTERS, JUARTHOLOMEW
CLOSE. TALES or FAULT AND FEELING. PARENTAL GUILT. CHAPTER I. There
are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in
your Philosophy. Shakespeare. The earliest recollections of Juliet
Kilmain were tinged with gloom. During the first ten years of her
life, she had resided in a desolate mansion, upon the western coast
of Ireland, with her mother, and scarcely more domestics than were
requisite to take care of the house. Mrs. Kilmain spent the greater
part of her time in solitude, in devotional exercise, in the
practice of every austerity, sanctioned Vol. in. B by the Roman
Catholic religion. She neither paid nor received visits; the only
person who intruded upon her retirement was Father Dennis, the
village Priest; and the only occasion upon which she ever mixed
with her fellow-creatures was, to attend mass. Of her daughter, the
little Juliet, she was passionately fond, but her affection
expressed itself rather in tears and lamentations, with occasional
bursts of tenderness, than in habitual attention and caresses. The
utmost that she did for the child's instruction was, giving her
lessons to learn against she next admitted her to her presence.
When such tasks were finished, Juliet ran wild amongst the children
of the village. When Juliet was ten years old, . Mrs. Kilmain,
whose health had been gradually declining from the period of her
arrival at Arbragh, her melancholy home...
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