網頁圖片
PDF
ePub 版
[graphic][merged small][merged small]

YESTERDAY AND TO-DAY.

CHAPTER I.

A DEPARTURE—THE INFLUENCE OF

THE INQUISITION

IN SPAIN, AND THE SUPERIOR PROGRESS OF KNOW.

LEDGE IN OTHER COUNTRIES SINCE THE REFORMA-

TION.

Riches, pleasant as they are, do not always give
unmingled satisfaction. This truth was sensibly
felt by Mr. Delville, a gentleman of easy fortune
in the north of England, who had recently become
heir to a rich relation in Spain. A large portion
of his new property being invested in commercial
speculations in that country, it was requisite to
examine his concerns upon the spot, and in per-

Attached to his home and his connexions,
the idea of leaving them for an indefinite period
was unpleasant to him; and he more than once
regretted his good fortune.

son.

B

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors]
« 上一頁繼續 »