Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Joscelyn: A Tale of the Revolution >> Chapter XXIV: After the Storm >> Page 226

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Novel (Romance) | The Reprint Company | 1975, 1976
Transcription 226JOSCELYN
namely, the object for which his father so peremptorily desired his
speedy return, was one which he did not touch upon at all; and the
pride of Walter did not suffer him to ask any questions.
Very soon the dialogue, such as it was, came to a dead pause be-
tween them, and Walter, professing to be fatigued himself, and as-
suming that the new comer was in like condition, took up a candle,
and proposed to show him the way to his chamber; and so the pair
withdrew for the night.