The Junior Dean; A Novel

The Junior Dean; A Novel

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... that flurried, nervous manner that was growing upon him; ' you must choose everything according to your own taste.' 'And you?' she said sweetly; 'I should like you to be pleased, Keith--dear--' The lovely oval face was never lovelier than when she looked up with her sweet eyes unusually tender into his. He thought he had never seen such a delightful profile in his life. Her eyes were only dark beneath with the shadow of the long brown lashes, and the pretty dusky red of health was in her cheeks. She wasn't so soft and caressing as Rosey, but there was a breezy freshness about Molly that was as stimulating as a tonic--and much more agreeable. 'My darling!' he said with a faltering voice, and his troubled, absent eyes grew humid as he looked at her'my darling, I shall be quite satisfied if you are. I hope you will be very happy here. God knows I will do all 1n my power to make your life a happy one. I can nevernever thank Him sufficiently for the great gift He has given me. God bless you, Molly! I hope you will never, never have cause to regret the confidence you have placed in me.' He was thinking about that hundred pounds. ' Of course not!' said Molly stoutly. And then, perhaps, she put her face up to his--he found it _ very near to his shoulder, and the dainty chin upraised, and the red, red lips--But he didn't _kiss her lips. He kissed her forehead with that old-fashioned, reverent chivalry he was wont to show in his manner towards women. He had kissed Rosey's once in the same manner. Mrs. Gray came in while he was kissing her, and she looked quite shocked, and the Junior Dean blushed furiously. He might have been kissing her all the time by his...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692889X
  • 9781236928894