Conjugal Amenities

Conjugal Amenities

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...forget.' Bill smiles, and produces the exquisite polish of manner Eton boys are taught to keep for high days and holidays like a dress-suit, and which he puts on when least in sympathy. Finally we adjourn in tremendous feather to the Bachelors' Club, and there indulge in exhaustive gossip and an excellent luncheon. ' I'm like a female Rip Van Winkle, Lily, ' I say, ' yearning to hear the news of the last century. Who's devoted to who, and which has left off being fond of the other; and why the Duchess cut up rough after so many years; and if the men are still wild about that awful red-headed creature. You know, dear--everything.' Lily is nothing if not thorough, and I am soon au courant of the latest on dit. ' Yes, ' she remarked solemnly as we parted on the steps. ' You must cycle of course, and Crepe de Chine shall put you up for the Wet Bob Club. Swim? Oh, no! It would be madness to swim with your fair fringe, and those cunning " ondulations." But you can talk, and write notes, and lunch, and have the divinest crumpets.' I thought it possible to accomplish this at home; but a difference of opinion gets on Lady Crepe de Chine's nerves, so I hold my peace. ' By the way, ' she adds, ' your hair is lovely as ever; do wear it a little lower over your ears. It's like threads of spun gold. Will you swear, Aureole, you don't dc anything.... Well it's no use being huffy. And'--doubtfully--'you wouldn't be so mean as to keep a good thing from a pal, would you? Remember Willis's Rooms at 7.30. We'll do a play. Cr pe de Chine shall get a box. It won't do to waste a single evening. After shrivelling so long in the country, a few of the right sort seems corn in Egypt. Au revoir' CHAPTER XVIII A WHEELING WORLD THE firelight is dancing on the primrose brocade...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236676734
  • 9781236676733