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Excerpt from The Quaker City, or the Monks of Monk Hall: A Romance of Philadelphia Life, Mystery, and Crime; With Illustrations, and the Author's Portrait and Autograph Taking all these facts into consideration, it seems but j I should say a word for myself on this occasion. The motive which impelled me to write this Work may be stated in a few words. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...After Livingstone has set out on his return to the Quaker City, I will arrive at Hawkwood, and then, mounted on fleet steeds, with suitable disguises, we will leave the country mansion together; and riding all night overtake the New York cars near Burlington. It is then but half a day's journey to New York; and the steamer sails in the beginning of next week. This is a straight-forward plan, Dora, and we would both do well to adopt it--" "I have other plans which may essentially alter our arrangements--" said Dora, in a deep and meaning whisper, with that same deadly glance of her eyes--" However, Algernon, do not fail to meet me at Hawkwood to-morrow night. But what folly is this! While we lay plans for our flight, Luke Harvey is telling Livingstone the story of his wife's guilt and his dishonor!" "This Harvey seems to hate you, Dora--" began Fitz-Cowles, aloud, but he finished the sentence by a muttered whisper--" By Jove! Ha is on my track also! I learn from that Buzby Poodle--whom I havo been forced to buy--that Harvey was dogging the Jew's heels to day! That same Luke han a spiteful black eye!" "Hate me!" echoed Dora--" Ha, ha, ha! To tell you the truth, FitzCowles, he was once a lover of mine. I rejected the poor fellow, he has exchanged his love for spite, and now would sell his soul to ruin me! Ha must be silenced, Fitz-Cowles?" She leaned over the table, fixing her dark eyes with a meaning glance upon the face of her paramour. FitzCowles involuntarily averted his eyes, and shaded his brew with his upraised hand. Dora gazed upon him silently and sternly for a sins' moment, and then laid her fair whits hand upon his arm. "He must be silenced!" she repeated...