My brother's keeper, by Amy Lothrop. By A.B. Warner

9781236122025: My brother's keeper, by Amy Lothrop. By A.B. Warner

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 Excerpt: ...did their best; as Eosalie with her two supporters moved slowly down to get a better view of the Park Theatre. It was brilliant with lights and transparencies,--the fight between the Hornet and Peacock, among others; and Commodore Perry's concise announcement--"¥e have met the enemy--and they are ours." "Miss Clyde," said Penn Eaynor, "you must let go of me if you please--I can't stand that,--and I really shouldn't like to hurrah with a lady on my arm. But if they shout again I must." Eosalie laughed and released him, then and afterwards, whenever his feelings required; and would gladly have let him go altogether that she might be the more sure of Thornton. He spoke from time to time with some of his friends, but gave no signs of joining them until Penn. had come back from a final cheer for Commodore Perry. "Will that last you till you get home, Penn?" he inquired. "Probably," said Mr. Penn--"unless I meet Perry himself--or Harrison." "Then I shall leave my sister in your charge," said Thornton. But as he felt her hand involuntarily take closer hold of his arm, Thornton added with a half apologetic tone--"I shall be home soon, Alie--before you are asleep, I dare say." She could only let him go--but so sorrowful were the thoughts sent after him, that not for some minutes did she remember the poor protection in which she was left. It was first brought to mind, when as Mr. Penn's eyes were engaged with the transparencies, the crowd and she came in rather rough contact. She spoke at once--"You see what you have brought upon yourself, Mr. Penn,--I must take you away from Commodore Perry, and you must take me home." "With the greatest pleasure!" said Penn, who...

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