The Cosmopolitan Volume 50

The Cosmopolitan Volume 50

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...rueful, and plaintive. "Your sister, my dear, is waiting, ' said Mrs. Baxter, firmly retaining her hold of the youthful arm. That sister at the moment was entering the flat from the hallway with Mrs. Marchmont. "Delia!" cried Marjorie, making a rush forward. "My dear, you're all to come with me," said Mrs. Marchmont afiectionately, patting her head soothingly. " It's really me that should be treated like that," murmured de Lys. Under the electric light. he caught Delia's abashed and timid eye. " Oh, Miss Delia!" he murmured reproachfully. She hastily moved away to the protection of Mrs. Marchmont, who was explaining the situation tersely to the Baxters. ' "Mrs. Marchmont," he cried, breaking in, "I have already told you you are an angel. But I don't think I'll see you into the brougham. Jacob shall. Good-by, hat at last recovered from his astonishment enough to yell, "Whoa!" Inasmuch as the spotted gray mule upon which he was seated had been standing stock-still for a solid two minutes, it naturally resented this insulting order and turned squarely around, whereupon its rider promptly dismounted and kicked it in the ribs. Both the man and the animal seemed much refreshed by this operation and restored to normality, for the mule contented.ly cropped a bunch of sweet wayside grass, and the man sidled up beside the tall gentleman who was eating a leg of chicken and gazing interestedly down at a pair of stout legs which protruded from beneath a motor-car so large and so elaborately furnished as to be better termed a motorhouse. "Broke down?" asked the mule-rider, after listening appreciatively to the vigorous...show more

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  • Paperback | 468 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 830g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884639
  • 9781236884633