Passages in the Life of a Fast Young Lady Volume 3

Passages in the Life of a Fast Young Lady Volume 3

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... return immediately; in the meantime, depend upon it, Aunt Jane will look sharp after Car. Although, really, I cannot imagine what mischief can happen now." And a thought glanced through his mind, which although it caused a dark frown to pass over his usually benignant countenance, gave him at the same time a feeling of relief; he knew that Lord Glendinnon was safe out of the country, gone, in short, to Italy. So after parting with Lawless, now more devotedly in love than ever, her abject slave, her adoring worshipper, and towards whom she really began to feel some reciprocity of feeling, her father escorted Oar to London, and placed her under the charge of Miss Eversfield, generally called Aunt Jane, a very prim, methodical, but kind-hearted woman, of between forty and fifty, who promised faithfully not to lose sight of her niece, with whose flighty disposition she was well acquainted. Too glad she was to give every assistance in her power to her brother and Lady Julia, to whom she was warmly attached, and whom she sincerely compassionated. "And what a blessing it will be when the dear girl is safe in the hands of a husband," was her constant ejaculation. There was much to be done, the trousseau to be hastened, and all the necessary preparations attending a wedding. Oh! how constantly Miss Eversfield's door-bell (which had till now spent such a quiet time of it) caused the man-servant, grown fat and lazy, and not accustomed to such neverceasing calls upon his legs, and patience, to attend the summons of Miss Caroline's tradespeople! How henceforth would he loathe the sight of a mantua maker's or a milliner's basket! The neat little mansion was turned completely topsy-turvy, every small room beginning...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925831
  • 9781236925831