The Ranch Girls and Their Great Adventure

The Ranch Girls and Their Great Adventure

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Excerpt: ... afraid you have had to do the forgiving recently, Jack. I expect I have been difficult. But I feel so torn these days wanting to be over in France doing the real work with fellows like Bryan, and at the same time wanting to be here with you and the babies and knowing I am perhaps more useful in London than I would be elsewhere." Jack's clear grey eyes were full of the spiritual understanding that had made her always so valuable a friend, and a woman must be a friend to her husband as well as other things. "I know, Frank," she answered, "but you are doing the right thing. If I didn't think so, no matter how I should suffer, do you believe for a moment that I would stand in your way?" 125 And catching her look, Frank replied. "No, Jack, I don't; but I thank you for understanding." There were no letters delivered at Kent House on Sunday, but on each Sunday afternoon one of the men drove over to the post-office, which was open for an hour, and returned with the mail. It was important that Lord Kent should be kept in touch with every situation that arose, as there might be grave and tragic developments in the course of the hours he sometimes spent away from London. As he picked up the mail which was lying on the table in the hall as they entered, Frank extended a letter to his wife. "This is from Bryan, I believe, Jack. Do tell me what he says." They went into the library where Frieda and Olive were already waiting for tea to be served. Jack walked over to the fire and, before taking off her hat, read her letter through quietly. Then she looked up happily. "Bryan says he is all right and sends his love to the family, but more especially to his Lady Vive. He asks us all to write to him oftener if we can manage it, as we are his 126 adopted family and he has no other. Frieda, he says your gift of socks is the most wonderful in all France. I actually believe Bryan is almost having a good time; but if he is not he is awfully brave." Making no effort to...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236733398
  • 9781236733399