The Beautiful Miss Brooke

The Beautiful Miss Brooke

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Excerpt: ...Beaux Arts? Do be nice and yield to that temptation. I want to give way to mine so badly, but being a woman I daren't do anything unless somebody else is doing it at the same time." Paul's fibres of resistance did not relax gradually; they collapsed all at once. "Well," he laughed. "I've been so good all along, I think I've earned the right to play truant for once." "Mr. Middleton! That's bringing morality into it again, and I wanted to indulge in undiluted wickedness. You have to carry my box as I'm sufficiently occupied in holding up 79 my skirts. I'll give you some tea afterwards as a reward." They strolled slowly in the sunshine, making for the river and crossing by the Pont des Arts; and passed through the Jardins des Tuileries, where the freshness of the greens, and the playing fountains, and the leafy trees, and the pretty children, and the odour of lilac proclaimed the spring. They sauntered across the Place de la Concorde and into the shady avenues of the Champs Elysshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236696379
  • 9781236696373