Benvenuta; Or, Rainbow Colours

Benvenuta; Or, Rainbow Colours

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...stop with Cecil. Now, my dear, I must go to your poor mother, and do what I can to soothe her wounded feelings. You will avoid such scenes for the future, I know, for my sake." He kissed her lightly on the forehead and left her--he little guessed with what a pain at her heart, and a rankling sense of injustice that the foolish ebullition of temper Josie had shown should be so calmly laid upon her shoulders! "I must make the best of it," she said. "I must endure it, and be brave." Then hearing Dr. Grant's step on his way to Cecil's room, she went to join him there, and to hear from him the welcome news that Cecil's pulse was much stronger, and that he had rallied from the severe attack much more quickly than could have been expected. ' CHAPTER XIV. DISCOVERIES. "The name of friendship is sacred: What you demand in that name I have not the power to deny you." Langfillow. THE next morning, when Benvenuta was reading to Cecil, Car brought up a note, saying, "Mrs.Tewson's carriage is here, and she is waiting for an answer." The note contained only, "This is such a lovely morning, will not a drive be good for you? I shall be so delighted to have your company." "Do go," Cecil said, "it will brighten you up." "But I have promised to go to Netta; and I don't like to leave you for so long." "Never mind that. You can hear from Mrs. Tewson all about Cannes, and ask her to lend you that book. Make haste and get ready." "I must ask her to put me down at Oriel Terrace," Benvenuta said; "for I must see Netta to-day, or she will think I am unkind. You won't mind, dear, if I do not get back...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976126
  • 9781236976123