Berna Boyle, Volume 3

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Page 257 - Still keeping keen wintry watch on the Crimea ; not hopeless of peace, but preparing for war ; executing the stern decree of Providence on the great stronghold of a mighty Empire, levelling its docks and seaward forts, exchanging angry menaces with the foe on the north side, and bringing home the trophies of the capture.
Page 162 - I was throughout in a mood of blank misery; I have been realising that I don't do enough for Alys, but the thought of doing more is unbearable almost. There is only one thing more I can do, and that is children; if medically not inadvisable, that is what I must do.
Page 244 - It is because I loved him so well that I find it so hard to forgive him—in the way you mean." "If you had seen him as I saw him the other day when we met in London, so white, so forlorn-looking, I do not think you could prevent yourself forgiving him.
Page 2 - I do not want to see him, nurse.
Page 32 - Gorman had got the bit between his teeth, and was galloping straight for a place not often mentioned, except from the pulpit, in the hearing of decent people...
Page 35 - I asked you a plain question, and I expect a plain answer.
Page 133 - I do not wish to say anything harsh, but it is impossible for us to blind ourselves to the fact that this scandal will most seriously affect your reputation; and you cannot repair it except by marriage or a criminal prosecution.
Page 195 - have cut off my right hand and plucked out my right eye than caused you such grief.
Page 221 - God, of His great mercy, had taken unto Himself the soul of" Millicent, relict of Ulick Boyle.

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