Excerpt from The Parricide, Vol. 2 of 2: A Domestic Romance Disturbed, and excited as I was, when I en tered my father's presence, it is strange but true, that almost these very thoughts, with scarcely a variation in either their order of succession or in their distinctive features, passed through my mind, during the single moment in which I was engaged in considering him. I narrate them, because they shew the tendency of my passions at the time; and the secret ex pectation I must have latently possessed of the possibility of our interview terminating in per sonal violence. When I had completed my examination, which, during its occurrence, I ought to state was almost unconscious, I sank on one knee; and said. 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 technology 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.