Rita

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Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,430 / 114 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.3
LoC Categories: PS, PZ
Series: Margaret
Downloads: 864
Added to site: 2008.04.16
mnybks.net#: 20588
Origin: gutenberg.org
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and command Rita to obey the wife of her father. He had only smooth words for each of us, and endeavoured to charm this wretched child, when terror should have been his weapon. I leave you to imagine if she was influenced by his gentle admonitions. To my face she caressed him, and he responded to her caresses. Don Miguel is an old man, eighty years of age, but nevertheless my anger, my just anger, rose to a height beyond my power of control. I fainted from excess of emotion; I lay as one dead, and no heart stirred of my sufferings. Since then I have been in my bed, with no power more than has a babe of the cradle. This morning Margarita came to me and expressed regret for her conduct, saying that she was willing from now to submit herself to my righteous authority. I forgave her,--I am a Christian, dear brother, and cannot forget the principles of my holy religion,--and we embraced with tears. This evening we go to the convent, where I hope to find ease for my soul-wounds and to subdue the frightful disposit

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