The Tenants of Malory, Volume 1

The Tenants of Malory, Volume 1

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Tenants of Malory, Volume 1 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Published:

1867

Pages:

172

Downloads:

705

Share This

The Tenants of Malory, Volume 1

By

0
(0 Reviews)

Book Excerpt

no turn for confidences, and Cleve Verney was not in the habit of opening either his plans or his feelings to anyone.

CHAPTER II.

ALL THAT THE DRAPER'S WIFE COULD TELL.

THIS street, in a few hundred steps emerging from the little town, changes its character into that of a narrow rural road, overhung by noble timber, and descending with a gentle curve toward the melancholy woods of Malory.

"How beautifully she walks, too! By Jove, she's the loveliest being I ever beheld. She's the most perfectly beautiful girl in England. How I wish some d--d fellow would insult her, that I might smash him, and have an excuse for attending her home."

So spoke enthusiastic Tom Sedley, as they paused to watch the retreat of the ladies, leaning over the dwarf stone wall, and half hidden by the furrowed stem of a gigantic ash tree.

From this point, about a quarter of a mile distant from Malory, they saw them enter the wide iron gate and disapp

More books by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

(view all)
Rebekah Carroll - Epic Fantasy With a lot of Action, Suspense, and Mystery
FEATURED AUTHOR - Rebekah Carroll spent six years honing her craft before releasing her debut novel “The Ajoiner Realm” of the Defenders of Radiance series. She considers herself to be merely a witness to the passions of her characters than the author of them. Every twist and turn of the plot blindsided her just as much as any reader, much to the amusement of her unendingly patient—and tragically perfect—husband, Joseph. When she’s not losing exasperated arguments with her rambunctious creations, she enjoys… Read more