Camille's Tormentor, by the Author of 'we Are Worldlings'

Camille's Tormentor, by the Author of 'we Are Worldlings'

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...said Georgie, giving it back to him. "How delightful to be able to draw like that! I wish I could." "Perhaps you have never tried?" "Indeed, I have; often--my father was a painter." "Yes, I know, I have heard of him," said the young man. "Do you think the likeness good of yourself?" "As well as I can tell it is good; rather flattered." She said the last words quite simply; he could not suspect her of being an angler for compliments with that face and manner j so before answering her he looked at his sketch critically. "No, I don't think it is flattered," said he. Seeing that he had embarrassed her a little--for she was very shy--he went on quickly. "Mrs. Mountjoy was kind enough to send me an invitation to dine with them last evening; I hope my refusal at the eleventh hour did not give her an uneven number?" "It did," answered Miss Glyn, "but they were not at all angry with you; they hardly dared to hope you would come," with a slight mischievous smile. "Why, pray?" Then, before she could reply, "I should have answered the invitation in proper time, only I did not get it until my return on the very evening for which I was asked--from a long expedition into the country." VOL. 1. L "Ah," returned Georgie, "that was how it was!" "Did they think it was my way to leave it as I did?" "To tell you the truth," answered Georgie candidly, and losing her reserve, "they think that the ways of people who write or paint, are different from those of the rest of the world." "So they are." Georgie sighed. The ways of her own poor father had indeed been sadly different from those of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236546156
  • 9781236546159