Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Joscelyn: A Tale of the Revolution >> Chapter IX: Outbreak >> Page 91

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Novel (Romance) | The Reprint Company | 1975, 1976
Transcription JOSCELYN91

He left the dwelling itself in a little while after, and very soon the
tread of his horse's feet was heard at full gallop, as he rode away
from the cottage.
In another moment, the mother re-entered the room and found the
elder girl bitterly sobbing.
"Oh! mother! He is gone," she cried. "He has left us, and I fear
he will never more come back. That cruel, bitter speech, has driven
him away forever ! "