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The Tragic Bride

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 52,682 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 797
Added to site: 2008.06.22 21314
Genres: Romance, Audiobook

A story of young love, love that developed and ennobled both lad and girl on the very edge of shipwreck.

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tain and settling in the valley bottom that they had once inhabited. But the foreign woods that trailed along the shore of the lake were admirable for black-cock.

The transformation was very gradual. The first Hewishes, no doubt, kept in touch with their English cousins. London was their metropolis, and to London, in the fashions of their remote province, they would return with amusing tales of Irish savagery that made them good company in an eighteenth century coffee-house. Little by little they found their English interests waning, and the social centre shifting westwards. Dublin became their city, and to a stately house in Merrion Square the family coach migrated in the season, until, at last, it seemed hardly worth while to cross the dreariness of the central plain, and a town-house in Galway seemed the zenith of urbanity. Galway, indeed, had risen on a wave of prosperity. In the streets above the Claddagh, merchants who had grown rich in the Spanish trade were building solid houses with carved lin



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