A Faithful Lover Volume 2

A Faithful Lover Volume 2

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...do not intend to put myself in competition with anyone else with regard to Miss Ormiston." "You had better wait till you are asked to do so." Glaisdale was silent. He was vexed with himself for having spoken of Ralph. He had never seen him with Clemency, though he had seen him to look at her in church. He had felt then that his suspicions were groundless, and now he had let his jealousy get the better of his judgment. "Come"--he spoke in the easy, careless way that suited him best--"I must say you spoil your niece, Runswick. I only know that if I were guardian to a young lady, and she deserted her post in this way, I should go to her room and tell her she must come down." Esau had thought of doing this very thing, but he would not do it to please Glaisdale now that he had offended him. "It is just possible you said something that has annoyed her," he said drily. "At your age you ought to know that women have caprices, and must be humoured in them. I don't pretend to much knowledge of women's ways; but in my opinion my niece is best left to herself." Glaisdale looked put out, and though his host exerted himself in conversation, he could not get over the restraint created by the Squire's manner. After some desultory talk about farming and the prospects of the hunting season, Glaisdale went away. "You owe me a visit," he said, as he and his host stood at the hall door together. "When will you bring Miss Ormiston to the Manor House? I will send the horse over to-morrow." There was something almost defiant in his tone, and Esau looked keenly at him as he got on his horse. "I will bring her when she is willing to come," he...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674070X
  • 9781236740700