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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... Litanies, she would drop
her rosary and sway her body backwards and forwards with a slow,
monotonous movement, covering her face with her hands as if to
exclude external objects. The solemn night-wind swept in fitful
gusts around the Castle, but, as yet, so gently that it sounded
like what we might imagine would be the sighs of departed Spirits,
if permitted to witness and to mourn over the sorrows and the
errors of the loved on earth. Eva Dillon's eyes seemed to dwell
abstractedly on the silver-tinted clouds that, every moment
changing their picturesque shapes, flitted athwart the sky, which
was gradually assuming a more lowering aspect. "An' what is ma
Colleen thinkin' iv 1 Is it o' the purty klipstick they've putt us
in, bad luck to 'em an' more's the pity?" ejaculated Norah, in a
deep whisper, as suddenly she withdrew her hands from her dark,
earnest eyes, and fixed them inquiringly and full of melancholy
meaning on her young companion. Eva Dillon smiled faintly, as
looking down with sweet affection she replied-- Dilemma. "Dear
Nurse, I have been trying to divert my mind from present misery by
dwelling on the happy past My thoughts just now were with the Edith
O'Moore of former days, with Lord Ogilvie, the dear companion of
our youth, and with her who has been as the fondest Mother unto me.
Dost remember all the pretty German legends Lady Tullibardine used
to tell against your Irish ones?" she added, trying to recover her
spirits, and affectionately stroking back the elfin locks which had
escaped beneath the white coif that had confined them. "Well, Nurse
mine, the dark, majestic scene around us--the wind which is rising
into wild mountain-music every moment--that crested precipice
fringed with tall fir-trees silvered by the Moon's...
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