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A Noble Woman

Auhtor: Ann Stephens

Language: english
Published: 1871

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by Beth Cholette, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Noble Woman':

Wright II 2365.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Noble Woman':


... carriage, hiding her face in Elizabeth's dress. Elizabeth Fuller was deathly pale. She realized the full terror of their situation. She uttered no ...
... millions he was worth. Did they know his sister. Of course: what a sweet pretty creature she was. Strange that the old uncle forgot to make her an heiress,-cut ...
... Elsie you shall try it some day I only hope it won't leave you with a brain fever, but then it couldn't, Tom,-where is the capital for such a disease ...
... well press the matter farther. Are you coming down. she asked. Yes of course, he replied, coldly. Don't wait for me.. She walked away without ...
... caressing the head of his cane, which was constantly between his lips. I trust-aw-the other angel of this retreat is visible.. Elizabeth replied ...
... shall never forgive myself.. She put up her hand as if to check him, feeling, perhaps, some mockery in these words which was not apparent in his voice. We ...
... recovered from the sudden shock of his arrival in that unexpected way. I cannot realize it yet, she said, coming into the room and walking up ...
... only guess. But there she was, after years of separation, thrown upon his charity even for a grave, with no one to mourn her death, no one to care ...
... mouth out of all proportion. Thank heaven, they are gone. I am sure another half hour would have killed me.. You deceitful little thing. said ...
... of it but, Bessie, dear, sometimes I used to think I should go out of my senses.. He was speaking seriously now his face was absolutely pale with ...
... which she so seldom gave way, was equally natural after so much excitement. Then Elsie came back so blithe and blooming, brought so much sunshine into ...
... face, but was watching him all the while there was an eager expression in her eyes, as if she longed to have him go away, but was afraid to express ...
... want of thought, is more culpable than a person who does wrong knowingly, urged on by recklessness or passion.. I have never thought about it, ...
... cried Elsie, you frighten me.. Frighten. she repeated with intense bitterness. You haven't soul enough in your bosom to be frightened.. Oh, ...
... of the delicacy. I've jis' done gone now, said Clo, so I'll rest a leetle afore I 'gins dinner. I'll jis' taste de tart to see ef it's good-it ...
... in her dark blue silk, with those bright ringlets floating about her shoulders her volatile spirits were already rising at the idea of an escape ...
... was empty and desolate as a grave. She hurried through into the sleeping apartment, calling still in a voice which frightened herself:. Elizabeth. ...
... shall choose, Elsie just where you please. We will go to the West Indies-as you say, the farther the better.. Yes, Grant, yes.. Now ...
... a man should perjure himself in behalf of a woman whom he has dragged into sin, but here, impudent falsehoods of this kind, count for nothing.. But ...
... this way, for she has been here, said Tom. This path leads to the fishpond.. They walked on, Tom searching vigilantly all the thickets he passed, ...