Monsieur Maurice

Monsieur Maurice

by Amelia B. Edwards
     
 

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My first words on waking, were to ask if he had yet come. All day long I was waiting, and watching, and listening for him, starting up at every sound, and continually running to the window. Would he be young and handsome? Or would he be old, and white-haired, and world-forgotten, like some of those Bastille prisoners I had heard my father speak of? Would his chains… See more details below

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My first words on waking, were to ask if he had yet come. All day long I was waiting, and watching, and listening for him, starting up at every sound, and continually running to the window. Would he be young and handsome? Or would he be old, and white-haired, and world-forgotten, like some of those Bastille prisoners I had heard my father speak of? Would his chains rattle when he walked about? I asked myself these questions, and answered them as my childish imagination prompted, a hundred times a day; and still he came not.

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ISBN-13:
9781407648378
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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