Love in Youth

Love in Youth

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...came to leave the picture gallery, the guardian told them most civilly that there was no hurry--that he could close later, "if milord wanted to stay." Lord Favershall's tip must have been a large one, for when they were going out all the people were very civil--servile almost--in their attentions to them. It all pleased Jenny intimately, and she returned to the hotel with him in the highest spirits. "Mother was right," she said; "he does love me, and it's very nice to be loved by someone of great position. Besides, he's very handsome and distinguished looking." She dressed to come down to dinner for the first time in a week, and she put on dignity with the dress and jewels, as a girl is apt to do; and she swept down the broad stairs for dinner, for one can't help being a little stately in a train. And the dinner, instead of being a simple little meal, to be hurried over, was ceremonialized into a sort of banquet. The best table in the dining-room had been reserved for milord and his party; beautiful roses were scattered about on it; the landlord himself was in attendance, and, instead of the wine of the country, they had champagne; and, instead of finishing in three-quarters of an hour, the feast lasted for more than two hours; and Lord Favershall was really bright and entertaining, and told one or two rather good stories that he had recently heard. "Very delightful," said Jenny to herself, as she went to bed; "a delicious, restful day!" And she curtsied a happy farewell to all disquietudes and strugglings and wild excitements. s CHAPTER XV FOR the whole of the first day Favershall had been a joy to Jenny; he was such a change and rest, she said more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755073
  • 9781236755070