Luttrell Of Arran


Published: 1865
Language: English
Wordcount: 221,245 / 621 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 381
Added to site: 2011.10.21 30914

Another great adventure by this Irish novelist.

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The peasant woman felt almost sick in her horror at such a sentiment, and she moved towards the door to pass out.

"Have you thought of everything, Molly?" asked he, more mildly.

"I think so, Sir. There's to be twenty-eight at the wake--twenty-nine, if Mr. Rafter comes; but we don't expect him--and Father Lowrie would make thirty; but we've plenty for them all."

"And when will this--this feasting--take place?"

"The night before the funeral, by coorse," said the woman.

"And they will all leave this the next morning, Molly?"

"Indeed I suppose they will, Sir," said she, no less offended at the doubt than at the inhospitable meanness of the question.

"So be it, then!" said he, with a sigh. "I have nothing more to say."

"You know, Sir," said she, with a great effort at courage, "that they'll expect your Honour will go in for a minute or two--to drink their healths, and say a few words to them?"

He shook his head in dissent, but said noth

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