Paul and Mary: An Indian Story, 第 1-2 卷

J. Dodsley, 1789
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第 100 頁 - He had now recovered the use of his reason, but was unable to utter a word. His interview with his mother and Madame de la Tour, which I had dreaded, produced a better effect than all my cares. A ray of consolation gleamed on the countenance of the two unfortunate mothers.
第 189 頁 - ... kissing a thousand times these relics of his beloved, to him the most precious treasures which the world contained, he hid them in his bosom. Amber does not shed so sweet a perfume as the veriest trifles touched by those we love.
第 10 頁 - I send several pairs of stockings of my own making for you and my mamma Margaret, a cap for Domingo, and one of my red handkerchiefs for Mary. I also send with this packet some kernels, and seeds of various kinds of fruits which I gathered in the abbey park during my hours of recreation.
第 187 頁 - We continually watched his movements, apprehensive of some fatal consequence from the violent agitation of his mind. His mother and Madame de la Tour conjured him, in the most tender manner, not to increase their affliction by his despair. At length...
第 33 頁 - Virginia at the end of the garden, running towards the house with her petticoat thrown over her head in order to screen herself from a shower of rain. At a distance, I thought she was alone; but as I hastened...
第 154 頁 - Madame de la Tour replied, with much emotion, — " I have no other aim than to render you happy, and to marry you one day to Paul, who is not really your brother. Remember, then, that his fortune depends upon you.
第 143 頁 - ... concealed from me the cause of Virginia's illness and want of spirits, and her desire of separating these young people till they were a few years older. I took care, however, not to drop anything which could lead Paul to suspect the existence of these motives. About this period a ship from France brought Madame de la Tour a letter from her aunt. The fear of death, without which hearts as •* insensible as hers would never feel, had alarmed her into compassion. When she wrote, she • was recovering...
第 121 頁 - Tell me by what charm you have thus enchanted me ? Is it by your wisdom ? — Our mothers have more than either of us. Is it by your caresses ? — They embrace me much oftener than you. I think it must be by your goodness. I shall never forget how you walked barefooted to the Black River, to ask pardon for the poor runaway slave.
第 48 頁 - She was worn to a fkeleton, and had nothing to cover her but a piece of fackcloth round her waift. She fell on her knees at the feet of Mary, who was going to prepare breakfaft for the family, and implored her to take compaffion on a fugitive flave. " I have wandered a month," faid fhe, " in thefe deferts, famifhed with hunger, and often purfued by hunters and their dogs.
第 67 頁 - I heard from one of the inhabitants, that you had brought back a runaway mulatto in the morning, and that you had obtained her pardon — but fuch a pardon ! I faw her chained by the leg to a block of wood, and with a three-fpiked collar about her neck.