Jack Carstares, disgraced eldest son of the Earl Wyncham, returns home in secret to live as a highwayman, the only way he can remain in the land he loves. Injured while foiling the abduction of beautiful Diana Beauleigh by the infamous Duke of Andover, Jack is taken in by Diana's Aunt Betty, and his recovery is surrounded by mystery and intrigue. Show Excerpt fence with me, I beg You can trust me, surely?" "Certainly, sir." "Then do not keep up this pretence with me; no, nor look so hard neither I've watched you grow up right from the cradle, and Master Dick too, and I know you both through and through. I know you never cheated at Colonel Dare's nor anywhere else I could have sworn it at the time--ay, when I saw Master Dick's face, I knew at once that he it was who had played foul, and you had but taken the blame " "No " "I know better Can you, Master Jack, look me in the face and truthfully deny what I have said? Can you? Can you?" My lord sat silent. With a sigh, Warburton sank on to the settle once more. He was flushed, and his eyes shone, but he spoke calmly again. "Of course you cannot. I have never known you lie. You need not fear I shall betray you. I kept silence all these years for my lord's sake, and I will not speak now until you give me leave. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.
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