Man and Woman

Man and Woman

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: would ignominiously fail to stop her." "You are wrong in supposing Grace to be strongwilled," declared Lady Carden. "On the contrary, she is very easily led. Look at the influence i/Irs. Lucas has gained over her. Whether you lead an animal by a halter, or drive it with a stick, it arrives at its destination, you know. And its owner is none the less master should he happen to lead it. Grace is one of those people who have to be led, my dear Gerald." "If you will forgive my saying so, I think you are wrong," said Gerald. "Grace will go her own way. I have not the slightest influence over her. She would no more dream of deferring to my wishes than she would to those of the second footman, should that Man and Woman. II young man do such an extraordinary thing as express any." "Don't you think that is rather a pitiful confession for a husband to make?" "I can't say I do. In these days a husband has no authority. And after all, I suppose I cannot expect to have any!" "Rubbish!" Gerald gazed at his mother-in-law in mild surprise. "I repeat--rubbish! The unfortunate business to which you refer is over and forgotten." "I wish I could believe so. But what you say is impossible." "My dear boy, I don't mean literally, of course. But to all intents and purposes it is forgotten, I can assure you." "Not by Grace. She will never forget. I can never be anything more to her than husband in name." Lady Carden gave a contemptuous sniff. "I shall begin to think you are right. Unless you change your tactics, that is to say. Take care that the place you should occupy in your wife's heart more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236949773
  • 9781236949776