This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1808. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... fpssion, and while my father applied himself to retrenchment at home, by our efforts, unequal as they might be, to ol> tain a subsistence for Sybilla, not extorted from the wants of a most careless, but most affectionate parent, and an home to which 1 should no longer blush to introduce my wife. This was my plan, but this you have frustrated. Your precipitate (I will call it by no harsh term) mention of Syhilla's name among a number of strangers and men, has left me no choice in regard to my immediate and public declaration of our marriage. The name of my wife must not be uttered in the same breath with doubt or dishonor: she shall be no more suspected than the wife of Caesar. Whatever be[the inconveniencies pecuniary or otherwise which menace me, I shall publicly declare her my wife, receive her to my arms if I have no home to receive her, and labour at my profession till I have extricated myself from the difficulties, which, though they encumber, do not depress me, for 1 have endeavoured to act with rectitude, and the consequences of such actions can bring nothing formidable with them." How inferior did I appear to this noble iind upright young man ! the creature of passion, chaff which the breath of every impulse chased and scattered, who consulted nothing but his heart, and whose heart, too, often led him astrav! I atrain supplicated his pardon with childish importunity; 1 knew not what to say, or how to praise or sooth him. , " My clear Ormsjby, it is I who should supplicate your pardon. He who deviates from established principles, he who suffers the great rule of life to be interrupted by accident, he it is who has erred, and it is lie who should ask forgiveness. When I showed you the despicable and depressing spectacle of a Christian shrinking from the...



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June 1977 : USA Hardback

Title: The Wild Irish Boy (Gothic Novels III)
Author(s): Charles Robert Maturin
ISBN: 0-405-10141-4 / 978-0-405-10141-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ayer Co Pub
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January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Wild Irish Boy (Volume 2); In Three Volumes
Author(s): Charles Robert Maturin
ISBN: 1-151-67527-X / 978-1-151-67527-9 (USA edition)
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January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Wild Irish Boy (Volume 1); In Three Volumes
Author(s): Charles Robert Maturin
ISBN: 1-154-07039-5 / 978-1-154-07039-2 (USA edition)
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January 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Wild Irish Boy (Volume 3); In Three Volumes
Author(s): Charles Robert Maturin
ISBN: 1-154-07041-7 / 978-1-154-07041-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: General Books LLC
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