Bessy Rane; A Novel in Two Volumes Volume N . 2

Bessy Rane; A Novel in Two Volumes Volume N . 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...can be done now," concluded Mrs. Gass. "There's just one chance for you--that the rumour may die away. If it will, let it; and take warning to be more cautious in future. The ptobability is that Mother Green and Tim Wilks have mentioned it to others besides me and Packerton's wife; if so, nothing will keep it under. You have been a great fool, jelly." jelly went away in mortal fright. Mrs. Gass had laid the matter before her in its true light. Suspect as she might, she haa' no proof; and if questioned by authority could not have deduced one. "Dr. Rane have been in here three times after you," was young Riah's.salutation when jelly got home. "Dr. Rane has?" ' "And he said the last time you oughtn't to be away from the house so long with only me in it," added the damsel, who felt aggrieved, on her own score, at being left. "Oh did he!" carelessly returned jelly. But she began considering what Dr. Rane could want. For her parting charge to Riah, that Dr. Rane was coming in, had been a slight invention of her own, meant to help keep that young person to her duty. just as she had decided that it might have reference to this same report, which he might have heard, and jelly was growing more and more ill at ease in consequence, he came in. She went to him in the dining-room. "jelly," said the doctor, "I think I have let the house." 1 72 BESSY RANE. "Have you, sir?" returned jelly, blithely, in the agreeable revulsion of feeling. "I'm sure I am glad." "But only for a short while," continued Dr. Rane. "Two ladies of Whitborough are seeking for temporary change of air, and will take it if it...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508882
  • 9781236508881