The Other Woman

The Other Woman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...than the picture you sent with your letter. Kid, I could just love you to death!" Once more she appeared to be on the verge of a demonstration, but Franklin adroitly sidestepped and managed to interpose a chair. "So you--er--think, the picture looked very much like me?" he inquired, with a meaning which Miss Leveridge appeared to miss. "Not such an awful lot," she admitted candidly; "but them kodaks never was satisfactory, was they? When we're married, we'll have a picture took that'll show you like you really do look. You're a real handsome feller, I think. But I ain't sayin' you're such a very swift lover. What's the matter? Ain't you tickled I come?" "Why--er--you see, when I wrote, I didn't expect you quite so soon." Franklin found himself becoming more acutely embarrassed, but making no other perceptible progress. What could a man do with a woman who misinterpreted every word he uttered? "No, I reckon you didn't expect me tiiis soon," she answered promptly. "And you never even mentioned me to your sister. I went out there this morning and she was all upset, poor kid!.You like to got me in Dutch by that. And now you act like you was a bit groggy yourself. Maybe I oughter wised you up that I was comin', but I couldn't see the need for that after what you wrote. I reckon you're one of them quiet fellers, ain't you, John?" Of only one fact was Franklin certain--that this was the identical woman who had played hob with John Caldwell's family affairs. He had hoped to find that there had been some mistake, but her words had settled that beyond the peradventure of a doubt. Then he became aware that she was waiting, and none too patiently, for an answer. "Yes--er--I'm rather quiet....show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585399
  • 9781236585394