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Titel: Life in Whitehall during the ship fever ...
Einband: Soft cover
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Inhaltsangabe: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ...soft and musical, as she gave utterance to high and lofty thoughts, he could not help repeating to himself the lines of Gray: ' Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its fragrance on the desert air." In the course of the evening, the most pleasant which Florence had passed in a long while, the conversation led to the events of the past few months. Kathleen dwelt mournfully upon the bitter trials they had endured, describing the scenes through which she had passed, the fears she had entertained, the sufferings, both mentally and bodily, she had encountered, in language of vivid earnestness. She portrayed the effect made upon her sensitive spirit by the coarse gibe which sometimes saluted her as she lay almost dying on the wharf, and contrasted it with the pleasure that melted her to tears, when some one, with human feelings in his heart, spoke to her kindly. Her gratitude to Tom was unbounded, and she spoke of him as one who, following only the impulses of his noble nature, had rescued her from the grave. Their residence was in an old house situated on street, in which, they occupied two rooms. In one of them lay Patrick Mahone, in the last stages of the fever. He had been attacked the day following Charley O'Leary's attempt to rob him at the Shamrock tavern, and by an arrangement between Tom and the emigrant woman, had been conveyed to the place where we now find him. Every attention had been paid him by the mother and daughter, while Dr. Milton was in daily attendance. But woman's kindness nor the physician's skill could avail to restore him, and he felt that he must die. The mother, who, during the interview of Florence and Kathleen, had been standing by th...
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