The Wanderer

Author(s): Fanny Burney

biography & memoir

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. 1814 edition. Excerpt: ... a Juste ceil " exclaimed the other, "que vois-je? Ma Julie ma chere, matendre amie? Est il bien vrai?--O peut il etre vrai, qu'il y ait encore du bonheur ici bas pour moi?" Locked in each other's arms, pressed to each other's bosoms, they now remained many minutes in speechless. agony of emotion, from nearly overpowering surprise, from gusts of ungovernable, irrepressible sorrow, and heart-piercing recollections; though blended with the tenderest sympathy of joy This touching silent eloquence, these unutterable conflicts between transport; and pain, were succeeded by a reciprocation of enquiry, so earnest, so eager, so ardent, that neither of them seemed to have any sensation left of self, from excess of solicitude for the other; tillEllis, looking towards the little grave, said, "Ah que ce ne soit plus question de moi?" " Gracious heaven what do I behold? My Juliet my tender friend? Can it be real?-- O : can it, indeed, be true, that still any happiness is left on earth for me " "Ah, oui, mon amie," answered Gabriella, " ton histoire, tes malheurs, ne peuvent jamais etre aussi terribles, aussi dechirants que les miens tu n'as pas encore eprouve le bonheur d'etre mere--comment aurois-tu, donc eprouve, le plus accablant des malheurs? Oh ce sont des souffrances qui n'ont point de nom; des douleurs qui rendent nulles toutes autres, que la perte d'un Etre pur comme un ange, et tout a soi " t The fond embraces, and fast flowing tears of Ellis, evinced the keen sensibility with which she participated in the sorrows of this afflicted mother, whom she strove to draw away from the fatal spot; reiterating the most urgent enquiries upon every other subject, to attract her, if possible, to yet remaining, ...

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  • : 9780559309083
  • : Creative Media Partners, LLC
  • : Creative Media Partners, LLC
  • : 0.798323
  • : October 2008
  • : 1 Inches X 6.14 Inches X 9.21 Inches
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  • : Fanny Burney
  • : Hardback
  • : 823.6
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