Mauprat Volume 6 George Sand

ISBN: 9781230233253

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112 pages


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Mauprat Volume 6  by  George Sand

Mauprat Volume 6 by George Sand
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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... days without writing toMoreThis 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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... days without writing to me, which threw me into tha greatest anxiety. The abbe, questioned anew, refused to testify, calmly and briefly, as before. My judges, seeing that the information promised by Patience did not arrive, hastened the proceedings in review, and by this repetition of their precipitancy proved anew their animosity against me.

The appointed day arrived. I was devoured with anxiety. Arthur had written to me to hope, in a style as laconic as that of Patience. My lawyer had not succeeded in getting any favorable testimony of importance- I saw plainly that he was beginning to believe me guilty.

His only hope was to obtain delays. XXVII. 1 HE audience was still more numerous than at the first * trial. The guard was forced at the doors of the court-house, and the crowd overran the premises clear up to the windows of the manor of Jacques Coeur, which is now the hotel of the city.

I found myself very much agitated on this second occasion, although I had strength and pride enough not to let it appear. I felt an interest, now, in the success of my cause, and the hopes I had conceived did not seem likely to be realized. I experienced an indescribable uneasiness, a concentrated fury, a sort of hate against these men who would not open their eyes to my innocence, and against God, who seemed to have abandoned me. In this violent state 1 had to make such an effort to appear calm, that I scarcely noticed what occurred. I recovered presence of mind enough, at my second examination, to answer in the same terms as at the first one.

Then a funereal curtain seemed to stretch before me, a ring of iron encircled my forehead, I felt an icy cold sensation in the sockets of my eyes, I saw nothing, and only heard vague and...



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