Mildred Arkell, (Vol 1 of 3)

Mildred Arkell, (Vol 1 of 3)

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Excerpt: ...French, and I know nothing of music or drawing: therefore I fear there is little chance for me in that capacity. I thought perhaps I might find a situation as companion; as humble companion, that is to say, to make myself useful." Mrs. Dewsbury shook her head. "Such situations are rare, Miss Arkell." "I suppose they are; too rare, perhaps, for me to find. Rather than not find anything, I would go out as lady's maid." "As lady's maid!" repeated Mrs. Dewsbury. Mildred's cheek burnt, and she suddenly thought of what the town would say. "Yes, as lady's maid, rather than not go," she repeated, firm in her resolution. "I think I have not much pride; what I have, I must subdue." "But, Miss Arkell, allow me to askshow more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236733975
  • 9781236733979