A Fight with Fate Volume 2

A Fight with Fate 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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...right word, I believe; he knows several who are disengaged. I propose to engage one of these to take care of you and guide you safe to Val. If she is a nice, sensible woman and useful, keep her with you; she may help you and Val to move to Bordighera, --I'm fearful that Florence will be too cold; and Denis speaks no lingo save his own. What do you say?" "Of course, dear Mr. Tyrrell, I say 'yes' to anything you are good enough to suggest; but you need not spend all the money this maid will cost. I could manage very well alone; I am not frightened or nervous, and there are interpreters with-----" "Not a bit of it!" interrupted Tyrrell, stoutly; "I'll not let you scramble round by yourself. It makes me deucedly uncomfortable to see how the young women here knock about all alone, and are boastful because they can take care of themselves, --as if we weren't made partly for that purpose! No, no! That man, the manager, -and he's a very decent sort of chap, --is to send up two or three of these courier-ladies to meet me here, so that you may have a look at them, too, and choose the one you fancy; then you can set off the day after to-morrow, if you like." Beatrice hesitated. The idea of setting off on so long a journey with a total stranger frightened her a little. "Val will be looking eagerly for you," added Tyrrell. "Oh, yes; of course I shall be quite ready to go on Saturday," said Beatrice, taking courage. "And, oh, I do hope you may find that I am really and truly your niece, --your grandniece, I mean!" "I firmly believe I shall. Your face always seemed familiar to me, without a distinct likeness to any of my people; but now I...
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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830237
  • 9781236830234