Katherine Regina

Katherine Regina

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ..." Oh! Lily, you must not leave me alone." "Then come with me, Katie, we shall not be gone five minutes. I can find my way blindfold. To be sure it is blindfold. We keep quite straight along the railings and we get to Buckingham Palace Road, where there are coffee-houses." They kept along the railings without much difficulty; then they came to the corner and had to cross the open Place before the Palace. And now the trouble began; after what seemed to Katie half-an-hour they found themselves not in Buckingham Palace Road at all, but in front of more railings. The thick brown fog grew darker and thicker: then a terrible bewilderment fell upon them: they knew not which was north, south, east, or west: they knew not from what quarter they had come or where these railings might be: and there was nobody to ask; they were lost in the fog, like Dittmer himself, and like every human creature out on that terrible Sunday morning--when the wayfarers wandered in the fog like those poor lost creatures who wander in the Desert, round and round, only to come upon their own footsteps again, or those who are lost in a Canadian forest and turn in a circle round and round, while they think they are marching in a straight line. ' "What shall we do, Lily?" "Let us walk along the railings: we shall find something." They found an open gate leading somewhere: it must be into the Park; but what part of the Park? "We are lost, Katie," said Lily; "we must wait till the fog lifts." They waited, but it did not lift. "Where does Dittmer live, Katie?" "I do not know." "Where is his office in the City?" "I do not know." "Then we are lost...
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948947
  • 9781236948946