Laurel Crowns; Or, Griselda's Aim. a Story for Brothers and Sisters

Laurel Crowns; Or, Griselda's Aim. a Story for Brothers and Sisters

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...had told--the paragraph written by Sir Thomas himself, where only one name appeared, that of Walter Cairington, Esq., Q.C., whose sou had met with a serious accident owing to the discharge of a gun, which was let off by climbing a fence when it was loaded. When Kathleen had seen the carriage drive off her heart swelled with indignation. "Going off to amuse themselves when no one knows where Dick is, and Max still lying in a precarious state! Ah I how heartless--how horrid!" It was after watching the departure from her own window that Kathleen had come down to the drawing-room and taken up the book, as I have described. She was so lost in thought that she had not heard a ring at the entrance door, and Benson had opened the drawing-room door before Kathleen had taken in that a visitor was coming. "Lady Blunt is not at home, Benson," she exclaimed quickly. "Benson" But it was too late; a voice was heard, " I am come to see you, if you don't mind." Kathleen's swift colour rose, aud she said coldly--"Thank you, Miss Dorien, for coming, but--but" "I came because I feel so much for you in this sad trouble, Griselda asked me to bring you a message, --her dear love, and she hopes to see you soon." "I didn't kuow she cared. She has got you, and" "I think she does care very much," Miss Dorien said, "and I am sure every one cares, and would so gladly comfort you if they could do so." CHAPTER XVIII. WATCHING AND WAITING. Kathleen's heart was touched. No one had hitherto seemed to understand what was her particular share of this trouble, and Miss Dorieu's sympathy was like the opening of a spring of softer and better feelings. "Thank you for coming," she said, as...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236529669
  • 9781236529664