Like and Unlike; A Novel Volume 1

Like and Unlike; A Novel Volume 1

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... come, won't you?" "Of course I will come. This letter is a command. Yes, I shall like to come," she added eagerly. "I have had more than enough hunting, and this house is hateful since Frank's return." "I am so glad. I feared you liked the life." "No, I am used to it, and the days go by somehow. I shall be very pleased to get away from home." Mrs. Baddeley was not so pleased at losing her sister. "You put me in a false position," she said. "It won't be very nice for me to be the only woman among all these men." "I thought you only cared for men's society. I have never known you to cultivate women." "That was because I had you. Sisters can go anywhere and do anything. But now I suppose I shall have to take up with an outsider. Perhaps one of those Treducey girls would answer. They seem to like flirting with St. Austell, though he's a detrimental." CHAPTER XI. A DANGEROUS PILOT. LADY BELEIELD came next morning to fetch her future daughter-in-law, and Colonel Deverill was not displeased to see his younger daughter carried off to a haven of safety. He had a vague idea that the billiardroom at Morcomb was hardly the best place for an engaged girl, and that a kind of society which was all very well for Helen Deverill was not good enough for the future Lady Belfield. "It is a capital match, and it would be a deuced pity to burke it," thought the Colonel. So Helen drove away in the roomy barouche, sitting by Lady Belfield's side, with Adrian seated opposite. She seemed pleased to go with them, and she had a quieter and more thoughtful air, which charmed her lover. That chastened and softened manner...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236958195
  • 9781236958198