Excerpt from The History of Myself and My Friend, Vol. 4 of 4: A Novel Long before been talking about removing to London for the Winter, though he said he felt himself so happy and comfortable in the coun try, that he should leave it with great regret; he thought it right, however, on account of having masters for the children. But from the moment that Maurice's letter arrived, the subject was never mentioned again, r did a sin gle expression of pleasure escape his lips at the thought of seeing once more a son in whom he had long appeared to take so much delight. 'maurice had the grace, on t finding the family in Chatham Place, upon his arrival in town, to come down to New Lodge, putting on for the space of nearly a quarter of an hour a long dismal face, such as he thought suited to the first meeting with a parent who had te cently sustained so severe a loss. His father received him with expressions of kindness; yet it was evident that his sensations were very different from what he had been accustomed to experience on being rejoined by his son after a separation. Though, since the latter had been in existence, he had never been absent for so long a time, or removed to such a di stance, and it might therefore be expected that the father's joy at their re-union would be pro. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.