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The Bar-Rooms at Brantly; Or, the Great Hotel Speculation (Paperback) Loot Price: R377
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The Bar-Rooms at Brantly; Or, the Great Hotel Speculation (Paperback): T. S Arthur, Timothy Shay Arthur
The Bar-Rooms at Brantly; Or, the Great Hotel Speculation (Paperback): T. S Arthur, Timothy Shay Arthur

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The Bar-Rooms at Brantly; Or, the Great Hotel Speculation (Paperback)

T. S Arthur, Timothy Shay Arthur

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1879. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... as he gained the street, flying homeward with the swiftness of a haunted animal. Of what came after, the intimation has already been jriven. The mother's reason had been disturbed, and her aberration was of a nature that made personal restraint absolutely necessary. As this could not be secured at home, no alternative but her removal to an asylum remained. Always present to her diseased imagination was the peril of her son. She saw him in the hands of a robber, who was threatening his life; and she was ever trying to get away in order that she might go to his rescue. It required the utmost vigilance to prevent her escape. Whenever an opportunity occurred, she would take a knife from the table and conceal it in her bed or about her person. If a pair of scissors were missed from the workroom, search was usually made in the apartments of Mrs Irwin, and the article in nearly all cases would be found there. The months went by, and made themselves up into years. Still the mother's shattered reason was not restored; and still insanity held to the original form. The visits of her son were always followed by such paroxysms that the physician in charge of the institution in which she was confined had, at last, to interdict them altogether. The joy of his presence would be turned into the wildest fear and anguish when he left her; for she saw him going back into the power of a cruel enemy who was seeking his life. CHAPTER XVII. RETJRIBUTION. On the bleak November day mentioned in our last chapter--one of the days, not of the red-letter kind, which made themselves memorable in Brantly--Dennis Fithian, on whom five years had left many unsightly marks, passed from his residence and walked, with head bent and eyes upon the ground, slowly along the street in the direction...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: T. S Arthur • Timothy Shay Arthur
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-1329-6
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-4589-1329-5
Barcode: 9781458913296

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