Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Joscelyn: A Tale of the Revolution >> Chapter XX: Grace's Discovery, and What She Got By It >> Page 197

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Novel (Romance) | The Reprint Company | 1975, 1976
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"I forgive you, my poor sister, from the bottom of my heart. It
will be well for you if you ever can forgive yourself."
"You will not tell our mother?"
"To our mother, Angelica, I must speak the truth, which I may
not yet ' confide to any other person."
"Go, then, you spiteful thing. I always knew that you had no
heart."
To this there was no answer. Grace left the room in silence. There
was a difference that night in the sleep of the two sisters, if they slept
at all. The psychologist must conjecture for himself the character of
those dreams which visited the sleeping brain of the Sleeping Beauty.