A Fair Maid Volume 1

A Fair Maid Volume 1

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...that he should be glad to study, as at a gentleman to whom it was necessary to show some degree of deference without losing his own individuality of character, as a son with some will of his own might look at a father who was all will. 'Your own way in your own house--who has a greater right to it V said Dudley, quietly. 'Exactly.' 'It is so easy to leave you to it too, ' he added, 'when it does not agree with one's own opinions.' 'Are we not going to agree V inquired the father. 'I hope so, with all my heart, ' was the ready answer back. 'You have not come back as you went away--wild, disobedient, reckless, insolent?' asked the father. 'I hope not.' 'You seem all hopes, ' said Mr. Mayson; 'but to-morrow you will tell me what you have come back for?' 'I will make the attempt.' 'That does not sound promising, ' said the father, rising; ' but it is as well we should both have time to think the matter over, for this is a great surprise and change to all of us.' 'It is.' 'You are going back to the " White Hart" to-night, I suppose?' Dudley Mayson was inwardly surprised by this inquiry, but he answered, coolly, 'I engaged a bed this afternoon.' 'To-morrow, or the next day, when we understand each other better, we may be able to find a room for you, ' the hop-grower said. 'Will that be too soon, Deborah V 'There are plenty of rooms. Why should he go to a public-house to sleep V was the reply. 'Why should he not? One night more away from his father's house cannot matter much to him/ said Abel. 'It may make all the difference, ' answered Deborah Frost, focussing her master through her horn-rimmed spectacles, but he only scowled back at her by way of a reply. He had had his say, and there was an end of it. Discussion in his house was not...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834755
  • 9781236834751