Maid Ellice: A Novel

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H. Holt, 1878 - 463 pages
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Page 73 - The weak and the gentle, the ribald and rude, She took as she found them, and did them all good : It always was so with her : see what you have ! She has made the grass greener even here . . with her grave — My Kate.
Page 249 - ... as she sat thus musing, and looking at her lonely hearth, she fell asleep, and had a dream in which her young love was with her once more. Annette dreamed that she was young again, and that, as she walked along a road which she had never seen before, she suddenly met Jean. " Oh, Jean !" she said, laying her two hands on his shoulders, and looking up in his face, " I have had such a dream ! I thought you had gone away and married the farmer's daughter; and only think!
Page 204 - I beg your pardon," she said, leaning over the counter so as to speak lower, and turning her head from side to side as if to make sure no one else was within hearing; "but I thought I'd better tell you. I've a letter here, come fur Miss 'Erne; an...
Page 450 - Then you won't wish me joy with Ellice? " said Robin, mortified. " At last, however, you must let me thank you for all that you have done for us. I am sure I don't know how we shall ever be grateful enough to you.
Page 302 - ... it; for almost as quick as himself the latter had sprung out, and was just taking a knapsack and small portable easel from his friend's hands when young Herne caught sight of them. He did not hesitate a moment; but walked straight up to his late interlocutor and said: " Mr. Gerrant, I believe? I wish to have a few words with you if you will allow me.
Page 102 - I am used to it," and then sat still with a flush on her cheek and a sparkle in her eye which...
Page 346 - He was at the door of the clergy-house by now, and on ringing at the bell was told by the porter, a lame Irishman, that a gentleman had called to see him, and was waiting in the parlor.

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