"[...] 'I dare say, ' I said, laughing. Somehow, I felt very much drawn to Nelly; she seemed such a pleasant, outspoken girl. Constance, the eldest of them, though full of life and spirits, was rather cold and distant in manner towards me. In fact, she had given me the impression that my arrival had not been welcome to her. Nelly seated herself in a low rocking-chair, and scanned me rather mischievously before she proceeded: 'You are such a pretty, bright little thing to look at, that Bible reading seems so incongruous! Of course, I read my Bible in the evening when I go to bed-at least, when I am not too tired-but that's a different matter. Mother said we mustn't take any notice of you, and you would soon shake off these notions; but Captain Gates[...]."
- Paperback | 130 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.35mm | 217.72g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Illustrations, black and white