Sea Mew Abbey

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J.W. Lovell Company, 1891 - 336 pages
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Page 310 - She had fallen back in her chair, with half-opened eyes and white lips like a corpse. He took her up in his arms as if she had been a child, and carried her into another room, where he laid her on a bed. He had often seen sick and, dying people, and he did not for a moment lose his presence of mind. He saw at once that Jane had fainted, and by the help of a few simple restoratives she soon recovered. She slowly opened her eyes and looked...
Page 88 - I murdered your father, do you, eh ? " he said, as he turned the key in the lock and then put it in his pocket. "Why don't you let me see him?
Page 273 - ... facilitate our escape, in case the house should be struck by lightning. However, we were mercifully spared. Sister B. is going to give me a little canary, to tame and take with me to England. Oh, what care I shall bestow upon it! 18th. Sister B. met me returning from the garden this morning, and said, " I was looking for you— I have something to say to you. Perhaps, though, you have been told already!
Page 128 - ... internal framework with an air space between — seasoned so that it will not warp or shrink, glued so that it will not split, made to interlock along the edge with the next unit, and forming both the inside and outside surface of the wall of the house. Other units have been developed which will make both the ceiling of one room and the floor of the one above. The surfaces of these plywood units can be of any sort of lovely wood veneer, with any sort of beautiful finish. All the other units of...

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