Mortomley's Estate (of 3) Volume II

Mortomley's Estate (of 3) Volume II

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Excerpt: ...Mortomley had been compelled to undertake. Late in the afternoon Miss Halling and her brother took their departure. The young lady's luggage had all been despatched earlier in the day, and Rupert's seemed to consist merely of a black leather bag. Nevertheless, when Dolly went into his room she found it stripped of every article belonging to him, even to the sketch of Lenore at five years of age which always hung over the mantel-piece. The young man had made sure of the safety of his own possessions, and Mrs. Mortomley had sense enough to commend his wisdom. Nevertheless there is a wisdom which hurts, and Rupert's hurt her. I was right, she thought, they are rats and the ship is sinking. And from that hour she braced up her courage to meet whatever fate might be coming, bravelyshow more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236723090
  • 9781236723093