Bessie, Volume 1

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Tauchnitz, 1872
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Page 22 - And the Power on high, that can shield the good Thus from the tyrant of the wood, Hath extended its- mercy to guard me as well From the hands of the leaguering infidel.
Page 14 - ... bride, to be sure,' said Curtis without looking up. ' The bride ! who is she ? ' I demanded in astonishment. ' Your aunt Juliet, to be sure ! ' said Curtis composedly, stepping back and contemplating his floral arrangement with his head on one side. I asked no more, but betook myself with all speed to my room, locked the door, flung myself on the bed, and cried to heartbreaking with grief, indignation, and mortification. After a very long time some one tried the door, and a voice — the voice...
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