Miss Lochinvar's Return

Miss Lochinvar's Return

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... he said. "What's the programme now? Are you going to the country, after all? " "I hoped that we were going, Sydney," said his mother. " You will go with us, won't you? " "That's just what I wanted to find out," said Syd. "You see I wouldn't care to get into something that I wouldn't enjoy, so I half arranged to go down with a fellow from college to his place. But if you were going to be alone, or had a crowd I didn't mind, then I'd rather go to the Dunes. I left the way of retreat open. I told my friend I couldn't say positively what I'd do till I came back Monday." " Oh, I want you to come, dear Sydney!" cried Mrs. Graham, and Jan felt quite sorry to see how eager she was to secure her eldest born for the visit to the Dunes. " This is what I had thought of doing, if it pleased all of you children. I thought I would make it a party of young people. Gwen and Jan may ask a their friends--Helen, Cena, and Dorothy, I suppose they would be--and Gladys may ask her three favorites, and I relied on you to bring us a few nice boys. We needn't be as particular to ask precisely the same number of boys and girls as we should be if it were a dance. Miss Fenwick gives the girls a week, but I thought that we would go down on Saturday and come back on Wednesday; these girls have a theater party on the Saturday following. Would you like a house party of your friends, children? And would you care for it, Sydney? Because without you the party would be impossible." "I should like it very much, mater," said Sydney heartily, to the great relief of the girls, hanging breathless on his answer. Before there...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870743
  • 9781236870742