Blindfold; A Novel Volume 2

Blindfold; A Novel Volume 2

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... us, in that respect." "It's very good of you, John. A few hundreds would be great help to me at this moment. But won't you think better of your hasty resolution and stop, at least till to--morrow?" "No," replied Jack, as they entered the house. In the hall they encountered Adrastikoff, dressed for walking. "Go and put up your bag. We leave at once," said Jack abruptly, as he passed him. "Mais, mon cher----," expostulated the count. "Do as I say, and look sharp about it," was all the answer he received, while Lord Sedgeley went into the drawing-room to tell his wife of the mischief she had done. Lady Sedgeley (though inwardly regretting her hasty speech) would not acknowledge it, and sat in dignified silence, waitingito receive the farewells that never came. Jack would not even let Olga see his sister-in-law again, but hurried her, notwithstanding Lord Sedgeley's expostulations, straight from her bedroom down to the carriage that was waiting for her. "Her ladyship, Sedge, shall not be polluted any further," he said, "nor called upon to excuse herself to her aristocratic friends, for having had so common a person as my wife in her presence. She has insulted us both so grossly that a formal leavetaking would be a farce, and I won't allow Olga to undergo the indignity. Now, dear, jump in and let us be off." "But not till you have said good-bye to me," exclaimed Grace Ormonde, as she ran out to the carriage and kissed Jack's wife. "Good-bye! dear Olga. I'm so sorry you're going, but don't mix me up with anything that has happened here. I am my own mistress, you know, and when Jack and you...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236977696
  • 9781236977694