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Ishmael Or, In the Depths   By: (1819-1899)

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Or, In the Depths


Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

Author of Self Raised , The Hidden Hand , Capitola's Peril , The Bride's Fate , The Changed Brides , etc.

A.L. Burt Company, Publishers New York

"Light was his footstep in the dance And firm his stirrup in the lists, And O! he had that merry glance That seldom lady's heart resists."


In Handsome Cloth Binding Price per volume 60 Cents

Beautiful Fiend, A

Brandon Coyle's Wife Sequel to A Skeleton in the Closet

Bride's Fate, The Sequel to The Changed Brides

Bride's Ordeal, The

Capitola's Peril Sequel to the Hidden Hand

Changed Brides, The

Cruel as the Grave

David Lindsay Sequel to Gloria

Deed Without a Name, A

Dorothy Harcourt's Secret Sequel to A Deed Without a Name


Em's Husband Sequel to "Em"

Fair Play

For Whose Sake Sequel to Why Did He Wed Her?

For Woman's Love

Fulfilling Her Destiny Sequel to When Love Commands


Her Love or Her life Sequel to The Bride's Ordeal

Her Mother's Secret

Hidden Hand, The

How He Won Her Sequel to Fair Play


Leap in the Dark, A

Lilith Sequel to the Unloved Wife

Little Nea's Engagement Sequel to Nearest and Dearest

Lost Heir, The

Lost Lady of Lone, The

Love's Bitterest Cup Sequel to Her Mother's Secret

Mysterious Marriage, The Sequel to A Leap in the Dark

Nearest and Dearest

Noble Lord, A Sequel to The Lost Heir

Self Raised Sequel to Ishmael

Skeleton in the Closet, A

Struggle of a Soul, The Sequel to The Lost Lady of Lone

Sweet Love's Atonement

Test of Love, The Sequel to A Tortured Heart

To His Fate Sequel to Dorothy Harcourt's Secret

Tortured Heart, A Sequel to The Trail of the Serpent

Trail of the Serpent, The

Tried for Her Life Sequel to Cruel as the Grave

Unloved Wife, The

Unrequited Love, An Sequel to For Woman's Love

Victor's Triumph Sequel to A Beautiful Fiend

When Love Commands

When Shadows Die Sequel to Love's Bitterest Cup

Why Did He Wed Her?

Zenobia's Suitors Sequel to Sweet Love's Atonement

For Sale by all Booksellers or will be sent postpaid on receipt of price,

A.L. BURT COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 52 Duane Street New York


This story, in book form, has been called for during several years past, but the author has reserved it until now; not only because she considers it to be her very best work, but because it is peculiarly a national novel, being founded on the life and career of one of the noblest of our countrymen, who really lived, suffered, toiled, and triumphed in this land; one whose inspirations of wisdom and goodness were drawn from the examples of the heroic warriors and statesmen of the Revolution, and who having by his own energy risen from the deepest obscurity to the highest fame, became in himself an illustration of the elevating influence of our republican institutions.

"In the Depths" he was born indeed in the very depths of poverty, misery, and humiliation. But through Heaven's blessing on his aspirations and endeavors, he raised himself to the summit of fame.

He was good as well as great. His goodness won the love of all who knew him intimately. His greatness gained the homage of the world. He became, in a word, one of the brightest stars in Columbia's diadem of light.

His identity will be recognized by those who were familiar with his early personal history; but for obvious reasons his real name must be veiled under a fictitious one here.

His life is a guiding star to the youth of every land, to show them that there is no depth of human misery from which they may not, by virtue, energy and perseverance, rise to earthly honors as well as to eternal glory.

Emma D. E. N. Southworth. Prospect Cottage, Georgetown, D.C.



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