Trelawney of Trelawne, or the Prophecy

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General Books publication date: 2009
Original publication date: 1837
Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text.
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General Books publication date: 2009
Original publication date: 1837
Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text.
When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free.
Excerpt: LETTER II. From Rebecca Trelawny to Letitia Trelcncny, by the hands of Dr. Ruddett. Chelsea, 1685. Dear Sister, Trougr I have not yet received the packet you promised, which was to contain at least a dozen letters, yet I cannot let the doctor go from us without writing a few lines to my dearest Letty. We were very sorry to hear that poor Charles was so ill; but as he is young, and amongst you all, in his native air, we do hope that, with God's blessing, he may yet come round; for you know that cousin Harry was once in the same way; yet, Letty, I think, you will admit, there is not now a finer young man to be seen, or one who looks more the very picture of health -- I wish I could add of happiness ; for I declare I thought he looked as moody and as sad when I saw him in town as his old fatherdoes, who thinks that the whole kingdom should never have smiled again after the death of King Charles the First. Oh! Letty, Letty, how I wish you were here with me! for you know nothing of this wonderful place; for, whilst you were in it, I think Kneller had you all to himself; and would scarcely let any one see your pretty face till it should be admired on his canvass. He has done me too, but he has not made me half so pretty as he did you; though John Duller will say otherwise, and swear it is as like me as it can be; and will whisper something else too in my ears about the value of the original. But I will not tell you my secrets till I have all yours; and if you keep me in this suspense, I shall begin to think you do not love me as you used to do, and that you fear to confide in your own true sister. Now d...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781150527005
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.39 (d)

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