Babs the Impossible Volume 1

Babs the Impossible Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...the old elmtrees, she saw her hero approaching. She felt that the world stood still in suspense to see them meet. He took off his hat and held it high to greet her. "Ah, dear lady," he said, "what a happy coincidence! The world is not such a weary place as the dolorous Babs t/1: Impossible. 1. 10 misanthropes would have us suppose. I was just thinking about you." "Indeed!" said Miss Spice. "Yes. But permit me to accompany you back." Miss Spice turned about as on a pivot. "Your way--the way you came--is much sweeter than my way. Now is it not a strange coincidence that we should both have come out for a little stroll this evening? I wanted to see you. I was on my way to call upon you. But how much better this is--to meet here--in the untrammelled open. ' It is an ill wind that--er----blows nowhere. You enjoyed the party?" "Oh yes, indeea'." "And the drive home with that lady, Mrs.--er----" "Mrs. Kingconstance." "Thank-you, yes. I remember now--Mrs. Kingconstance. A widow, is she not?" "Yes, in her own right," said Miss Spice--"I mean----" She did not know what she meant. The path was narrow. The evening was closing in. Mr. jellybond looked about him. There was nobody in sight. "You must be fatigued," he said. "Take my arm." Without waiting for her consent, he drew her hand through his arm in a masterful way, and held it there. Miss Spice nearly swooned. Then she was conscious of a delicious glow. The firm clasp of his large hand stimulated her feeble circulation. She had begun life with a healthy appetite for everything, and had suffered from enforced abstinence, from semi-starvation of...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856554
  • 9781236856555