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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: …My business, said Orlando, is with Mr. Whitly–Tell him it is Orlando Somerive, his old friend. The woman then retired from the window as if to speak to somebody, and, presently returning, cried, .l/Iaster says how he knows no such person–Young ‘squire Orlando is dead a long while ago in parts beyond sea; and you must be an impostor–for ’twas well known the young man’s not alive, and all his family were in mourning for un before they went out of this country. _ The woman would then have shut the window; but Orlando, rendered half frantic by her last expression, conjured her with so much vehemence to hear him, that she delayed it a moment. He implored her to tell him what she meant by saying that the Somerive family had left the country. Why’tis plain, answered she, that you don’t belong to none ofthem–for, if you did, you’d know that the old ‘squire have been dead eversolong–a mat ‘ter of two or three months before old Madam at the Hall; and that the young one, he as was always so wild like, have sold the house and farms and all to the great ‘squire at the castle, and that the rest on ’em have left the country. Orlando could hear no more–his fortitude and his senses forsook him together—and weakness, from fatigue and want of food, disabled him from resisting any longer these repeated and overwhelming strokes of affliction–I-le staggered a few paces, and fell against the door of the house. The woman, who perceived him by the light of-the candle from the easement, began to think he must be, in some way or other, interested for the Somerive family, since he was thus affected; and, communicating his situation to her husband, who was in bed in the room from the window of which..
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|Author||Anna Letitia Aikin Barbauld|
|Title||The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 37|