Guy Darrel's Wives

Guy Darrel's Wives

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...scarcely knowing--in fact, not at all knowing--what to make of him. "Of course they were; and it is presumption on my part, I know, to mention myself in such close connection with them. But at any rate I can claim to be descended from them." "Oh! And do you mean to accept the offer 1" "I hardly know. I did intend to; but now I am certain--in fact, I think I will, if you do not mind?" "II Surely it will be no difference to me 1" "I hope it will. If I am near you, I shall make it be a difference to you--I cannot help it; but I will give it up, if you would rather I did so." "I think you are talking in a most extraordinary manner, sir. I tell you it can make no possible difference to me who is head-gardener at Coombe Royal Park.' "Do you consider 'a lord's head-gardener' so utterly beyond the pale of civilisation then?" he asked, with a somewhat quizzical smile. "That has no more to do with it than--than--anything eke," she said, rather crossly. "I wish you would not be so--absurd." "I am very sorry if I have annoyed you," he said, earnestly; "but it seemed to me only right that I should tell you this, although I know you cannot possibly think of it as I do. You know your 'little ones, ' as you call them, were with you both times I have presumed to speak to you before: and if they were to mention it when they see me at Coombe Koyal, I thought it may annoy you." "Thank you. I daresay you mean kindly," she said, more pleasantly than she had yet spoken; "but, as I said before, I really do not see that it can affect me one way or another. Kitty spoke of you the other day when you helped me to bind up Eeggie's hand; and the other time...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236620194
  • 9781236620194