A Canadian Heroine eBook

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Title:  A Canadian Heroine A Novel, Volume 3 (of 3)

Author:  Mrs. Harry Coghill

Release Date:  April 8, 2006 [EBook #18132]

Language:  English

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  A Canadian heroine.

  A Canadian heroine.

  A Novel.

  By

  The author ofLeaves from the Backwoods.”

    “Questa chiese Lucia in suo dimando,
    E disse:  Or ha bisogna il tuo fidele
    Di te, ed io a te lo raccomando.”—­Inferno.  Canto II.

    “Qu’elles sont belles, nos campagnes;
    En Canada qu’on vit content! 
    Salut o sublimes montagnes,
    Bords du superbe St. Laurent! 
    Habitant de cette contree
    Que nature veut embellir,
    Tu peux marcher tete levee,
    Ton pays doit t’enorgueillir.”—­J.  Bedard.

    In three volumes.

    Vol.  III.

    London
    Tinsley brothers, 8, Catherine streetStrand
    1873.

   [All rights Reserved.]

   Printed by Taylor and Co.,

   Little queen street, LINCOLN’S inn Fields.

A CANADIAN HEROINE.

CHAPTER I.

Mr. Leigh was in a very depressed and anxious mood.  His late conversations with Mrs. Costello had disturbed him and broken up the current of his thoughts, and even to some extent of his usual occupations, without producing any result beneficial to either of them.  She had told him a strange and almost incredible story of her life; and then, just when he was full of sympathy and eagerness to be of use to her, everything seemed suddenly to have changed, and the events that followed had been wholly, as it were, out of his reach.  He thought over the matter with a little sensation, which, if he had been less simple and generous a man, might have been offence.  Even as it was, he felt uncomfortably divided between his real interest in his old friends, and a temptation to pretend that he was not interested at all.  He remembered, too, with a serio-comical kind of remorse, the manner in which he had spoken to Mrs. Costello about Maurice.  He was obliged to confess to himself that Maurice

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