Connor D'Arcy's Struggles; By Mrs. W.M. Bertholds

Connor D'Arcy's Struggles; By Mrs. W.M. Bertholds

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...them?" Haviland remarked, with an irritating laugh. Pivot's bold eyes go to the speaker's face with a menacing glance. "Possibly I mightn't either, if I hadn't a kind of regard for my aunt, and I reckon I don't care to see the old lady put out. But there, I've got my answer." "Best make up your mind to take your answer when you get it, Pivot; it is the most sensible thing you can do." "I guess I've not asked your advice yet, Mr. Haviland. When I do it'll be time enough to give it." "Perhaps you would not get it then." "I'll get it when I want it, you bet." Lotta rose hastily from the piano as her uncle joined them, and laying his hand on Luke Pivot's arm he remarked pleasantly: "You will say to the good uncle that I should like him to look over to-morrow and see the plan I told you of, will you not?" "Yes, we'll come over to-morrow, I take it," Luke answered, the scowl disappearing. "You must taste our peaches before you go," Mr. von Rosenberg added. He read the feelings of the two young men and dreaded seeing them quit the house together. "Thanks, I'll not refuse. I hear you grow the finest peaches out here," Luke responded eagerly. Herbert Haviland, recklessly bent on irritating his rival, followed Lotta. "Before I go let me give you this, in the hope that you will not refuse the request which it contains," he said, in an audible whisper, as he slipped his mother's note into her hand. "I hope your mother has not also a bee on hand, Mr. Haviland?" Lotta answered, in her clear, refined tones, turning the note in her hand, "as I am going to be very busy for the next fortnight." Bertie laughed to hide his confusion....show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236800850
  • 9781236800855