Honour!

Honour! (Paperback)

By Eliza Peake 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115044830X
EAN: 9781150448300
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 198
Publish Date: 2009-12-20
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "Am I mocked?" screamed the now wretched poet, starting to his feet. "No, no, it cannot be; dearest Bertha, say this was but the momentary ebullition of your over-strained, too deeply excited feelings; say your agitation at this trying scene, equalled, if not exceeded, my own; say it--say it, beloved, adored Bertha, and ease my doubt-torn heart; say you do not sworn my agonizing love Tell me--tell me," moaned he, again dropping on his knees--" tell me you intended not to mock me, if you would not see me stretched a miserable corpse before you." "Indeed, indeed, I had not the slightest intention of giving pain, I can assure you, Mr. Banks," replied Bertha, now really grieved at the woe-begone look, the distress and despair so strongly painted on the swollen countenance of her abject adorer; "but if you will throw yourself into such very extraordinary attitudes, it is quite impossiblo to listen, and look with any degree of gravity or composure. I fear it will be long ere we reach tho end of our walk, if, instead of using your feet you persist in keeping a kneeling position. Rise, I once more entreat you, Mr. Banks. I really can endure these violent outbursts no longer; and if you will not speak and act like a rational creature, I must positively wish you good morning, and return home." "Stay, yet one moment--stay, angelic Bertha, empress of my soul; listen, oh, listen, to the earnest pleadings of thy humblest worshipper. Thus will I remain glued to the earth until you consent to bo mine--mine for ever--oh, the ecstatic thought, be mine--be mine, and" "Hold, hold, Mr. Banks this is going a little too far; what, may I ask, have you ever discovered in my manner towards yourself, which could, by any possibility, be construed into other feeling than that of friendshi...
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Title: Honour!
Publisher: General Books
Author: Eliza Peake
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115044830X
EAN: 9781150448300
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 198
Publish Date: 2009-12-20
Binding: Paperback

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