Dowling Richard. The Weird Sisters: A Romance. Volume 2 of 3
PART I. A PLAIN GOLD GUARD
CHAPTER XII. THE SHADOW ON THE TOWER OF SILENCE
CHAPTER XIII. ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIP RODWELL
CHAPTER XIV. ON THE RIVER
CHAPTER XV. THE FUTURE AS IT SEEMED
CHAPTER XVI. THE PRESENT AS IT WAS
CHAPTER XVII. THE ASCENT OF THE TOWER OF SILENCE
CHAPTER XVIII. ON THE TOP
PART II. THE TOWERS OF SILENCE
CHAPTER I. A STRANGER AT THE CASTLE
CHAPTER II. THE READING OF THE WILL
CHAPTER III "COUSIN MAUD – " "NO; MAUD."
CHAPTER IV. THE TWO GUARDIANS
CHAPTER V. THE INDEFINITE PRESENT
CHAPTER VI. THE TYRANNICAL PAST
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After giving way to the feelings which had overwhelmed him in the passage, and which had almost betrayed him at the bedside, Grey, by a great effort, collected himself and walked soberly and deliberately until he found the grand staircase of the Castle. This he descended, and when he reached the bottom hastily sought the courtyard, and from the courtyard the grounds.
"I thought it would have killed me in that room. I wish it had," he whispered to himself, as he passed aimlessly over the short dry grass. "No, no, no, no, no! I must not think of it. I must think of something else."
"Did what occurred between you and him this evening bear in any way upon his will? Observe, we do not want you to trouble yourself with detail; but what we want to know is this: Are you satisfied in your own mind that Sir Alexander has arranged his worldly affairs as fully as you, being a man of the world, could desire?"