Once Again Volume 1

Once Again Volume 1

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...imploring you to come over and spend the day with us. When shall it be? To-morrow?" "Yes; to-morrow will suit me beautifully." Jack was delighted at the turn things had taken. His visit seemed the most natural thing in the world. "But, Jack," exclaimed his cousin, with a searching glance, "if she is so very desirable, and you have been travelling with her, and are still stopping on and leaving your beloved fox, how is it that your young affections have not become entangled?" "Oh," answered Jack lightly, "you know, Belle, that I am not at all inflammable." Belle looked at him shrewdly. "When you are kindled, I expect you will get very much burned indeed. That is always the way with you uninflammable people." Deep down in his heart, Jack suspected that his cousin's words were true, but he put on an air "I am safe enough, my dear." of false unconcern, and said, "At present," she answered laughing. Then, little knowing how oracular were her words: "But who can tell what a day may bring forth? A heart is lost all in a moment just like one's dressing-case on a journey. But to go back to Alwyne. Vernon--Vernon--what Vernon?" "There is a relation of theirs staying here," said Jack, so desperately afraid of his face betraying him that he walked to the window and pretended to be looking at some object outside--"a cousina Mrs. Chandos." "Mrs. Chandos!" cried Belle; "you don't say so! How very curious!" CHAPTER X. MRS. PIERPOINT asked Jack a dozen questions about Mrs. Chandos, and, before he had answered half of them, his secret was in her possession. But she was too clever...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780086
  • 9781236780089