But it is not full yet; and he may hope that, when his time shall come, there may be some quiet nook found, where, even as a child, he may have fancied that he would like some day to rest. It was some ten years after, when the memory of the young brother of whom they had seen so little had nearly faded from the minds of his family, that a letter arrived from him, addressed to his father, but which was opened by his brother Edward as the head of the house, the old man having been three years before laid in the family vault. I am very comfortable now, more even than when I had been a visitor; for then the good old lady fussed a little about my comforts, and I could seldom leave her and get up to my room in quiet; but now that I am a permanent inmate of the house, I am able to mark out my own day, and to pursue my course while Mrs. All this was expressed at great length, and with that exceedingly complicated bitterness of cursing, which is a characteristic of the Roman Church when roused. The old names sounded very pleasant to me, and called up many happy memories of the past; and that night, when I had gone up to my own room, I threw up the window, and looked out; and as I heard the old cathedral bells chiming the hour, I felt once more at home again, and that my life, although it could no longer be bright and happy as I had hoped, might yet be a very contented and cheerful one.
It was a fascinating book! As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Henty, began his storytelling career with his own children. As the Harmers were in other respects an obstinate, quarrelsome race, stubborn in will, strong in their likes and dislikes, it was singular that they should never have actively bestirred themselves in favour of the cause which they all had so strongly at heart. Lang: - English, Vol: - Volume 3, Pages 271.
George Alfred Henty 8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902 was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. Mapleside as she ran on, telling me all the changes which had taken place in Canterbury in those four years that I had been away. Of my quite young days I have not much to say. Agnes Ashleigh inherits the estate of Gerald Harmer, but his two sisters conceal the secret of his lost will and determine to give the estate to the Catholic Church. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Lang: - eng, Vol: - Volume 2nd, Pages 279.
First one-volume edition of Henty's first book. On many a summer afternoon, then, when Herbert had finished his prescribed course of study, he would slip quietly away to meet Robert Althorpe, and would sit for hours under the trees listening to tales of the world and life of which he knew so little. Prize bookplate to front endpaper dated 1918. Pretty is exactly the word which suits her style of face. Mamma must have been a very pretty woman when she married Dr. Mapleside makes calls—to which she is very partial, and of which I confess I have quite a horror. Henty's stories revolve around fictional boy heroes during fascinating periods of history.
Any type of Customisation is possible. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. Herbert had gone to sea, and had for two years voyaged to different parts of the world. At first my old playfellows were rather shy of me, I seemed so different to themselves, so grave and sad in my deep mourning, that they could hardly feel at home with me. When Agnes Ashleigh is unexpectedly bequeathed a fortune, she believes her life has changed for the better. On a library so limited as this the boy could not employ his whole time, but had to seek amusement and exercise out of doors, and the only companion he had there, was perhaps of all others the very one with whom he would have been most strictly forbidden to associate, had their intimacy been guessed at. No, no, my dear, there is hardly a day passes when if we had taken our places by one of the trains from here, and gone on a journey to some part of England or other, we should not have met with some accident or other; perhaps only run over a signalman, but even that would have been very unpleasant to the feelings.
A friend was present one day and watched the spell-bound reaction of his children suggesting Henty write down his stories so others could enjoy them. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Because blocks are applied momentarily, you should try again later to visit if Maxmind shows your address as being outside of Germany. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc. Here's a short Synopsis of the story: An Heiress Searches for a Hidden Will.
And how glad I am!! Perhaps in past times we were quite content with our own conduct; we had no doubts in our mind but that we always did what was right and kind, and that we were in every way doing our duty. Any type of Customisation is possible. Inside, it was a glorious home for us, with its great old-fashioned hall with dark wainscoting and large stags' heads all round it, which seemed to be watching us children from their eyeless sockets; and its vast fireplace, with iron dogs, where, in the old days, a fire sufficient for the roasting of a whole bullock, might have been piled up; with its grand staircase, with heavy oak balustrades, lit by a great window large enough for an ordinary church; with its long passages and endless turnings and backstairs in unexpected places; with all its low, quaint rooms of every shape except square, and its closets nearly as large as rooms. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. She was an orphan village child, to whom Mr. Agnes Ashleigh inherits the estate of Gerald Harmer, but his two sisters conceal the secret of his lost will and determine to give the estate to the Catholic Church. In after reigns difficulties arose, but the days of persecution were over then, and they had nothing to undergo comparable to their former trials.
I had at seventeen been as merry and as full of fun as any of them. I have now been here six months, and in that time have, between dinner and tea, written this little history of the principal events in my life, and in the lives of those dear to me; and the exercise has been a great solace and amusement to me. How I pondered the matter over in every light, but ever without success. Religious and controversial treatises, church histories, and polemical writings formed the principal part of the library, together with a few volumes of travel and biography which had somehow found their way there. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. And so, while their Roman Catholic neighbours threw themselves into plots and parties, and lost house and land, and not uncommonly life, the Harmers rode quietly through the gale, thriving more and more under the small persecutions they suffered for the faith's sake.
The lad, when he turned his back on home, knew little of the world. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Robert had in his period of service seen much; for those were stirring times. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. This was not obtained without some opposition upon the part of mamma, who considered it as an irregular sort of proceeding; but we coaxed papa into putting in a good word for us, and then mamma, who was only too glad to see us happy, gave in at once.