Broken Hearts Are Still

Broken Hearts Are Still

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...although Miss Cicely was grown up now, no one on the estate thought of calling her otherwise than the " little lady;" no one, at least, who had known and loved her for years, as most of the people at Slethbridge had done. So it sounded quite strange to Kezia when the new carpenter asked if such and such a piece of wood would suit "the lady;" but what struck her as still more strange was that, having finished her business and turned to go, she heard herself called by her name. "Did you speak to me?" she asked, feeling very much surprised and a little offended, though, as she looked up at the stranger's face, something familiar in it seemed to strike her. "Yes, I did," he said, laughing. "Why, don't you remember me, Kezia Gillam? We're old friends, I say." "I do and I don't," was her answer; "that is, I seem to know your face a little, but I can't remember your name. I don't think you come from down our way; you're no Finchurst man, I'm thinking." The carpenter laughed again. "It strikes me it would have been pretty awkward for you once if I hadn't been a Finchurst man. Why, come now, don't you remember ever having heard of a Rob Jarvis who pulled you out from under that waggon on that unlucky day when your poor father was killed, half-way down the hill?" "Yes, yes; I do remember now," cried Kezia, and a gleam of pleased recognition lit up her whole face. "It was very kind of you, I'm sure," she went on; "and I'd be very ungrateful if I forgot any one who was so good to me. Ah! that was a sad time, to be sure." "That it must have been," said Rob, feelingly. "And now I'm afraid you're in trouble again, by the look of...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786173
  • 9781236786173