The old man appeared enraptured, and said some words, which Agatha
endeavoured to explain to Safie, and by which he appeared to wish to express
that she bestowed on him the greatest delight by her music. The days now
passed as ...
The father of Safie had been the cause of their ruin. He was a Turkish merchant,
and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not
learn, he became obnoxious to the government. He was seized and cast into ...
her beauty, she had won the heart of the father of Safie, who married her. The
young girl spoke in high and enthusiastic terms of her mother, who, born in
freedom spurned the bondage to which she was now reduced. She instructed her
The generous nature of Safie was outraged by this command; she attempted to
expostulate with her father, but he left her angrily, reiterating his tyrannical
mandate. “A few days after, the Turk entered his daughter's apartment, and told
was opened, and Felix, Safie, and Agatha entered. Who can describe their horror
and consternation on beholding me? Agatha fainted; and Safie, unable to attend
to her friend, rushed out of the cottage. Felix darted forward, and with ...
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