The Lordship of Love; A Novel Volume 2

The Lordship of Love; A Novel Volume 2

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: engagement for luncheon, he one at his brother's for dinner. They were going to be quite by themselves all the long day, and now it was only nine! Richmond Park was a miracle of beauty in the sunshine, even the policeman who stopped them for speeding was a benevolent soul who accepted a very fat, gold-girdled cigar from the culprit-in-chief, and let them go with a friendly warning. "Where are we going?" Beechy asked as they left the park at the gate of the "Star and Garter;" "you haven't told me." He looked quickly at her. "Haven't I?" he asked a little embarrassed. "I--I thought I had." "No. You only said 'the country.' Where are we going?" "To a little place I have near the river--a cottage. Haven't been there for some time, and I thought we might have a look at it. I wired out to them to have lunch for us and dinner. It's a charming little place. I'll take you for a pull on the river afterwards." "Oh, how perfect! I didn't know you had a cottage. It will be fun." He bent over the wheel relieved. It was so early that there were no people about but the people who lived in that part of the world, and the long white road was nearly empty. Not far from Windsor, near Gatchett, a narrow lane leads down to the river, and here, in a quiet reach of the river, where there are no villas to be seen, no house-boats, was Lord Charles Cressage's cottage. The White Cottage, it was called. A long, rambling, onestoreyed cottage, with small windows and a red roof; a cottage standing in an old-fashioned garden; a cottage made of plaster and wood, but so overgrown with roses and honeysuckle that barely a...
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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236937236
  • 9781236937230