Rosemary and Rue

Rosemary and Rue

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...on a bit of timber, the remains of a shipwreck. "I want to thank you for my letter," said Royal, seating himself on the sand beside her: "it has brought me good news." "Mademoiselle Rosemarie shall have design to return?" asked Rue, bravely venturing her broken English. "My letter is not from Rosemary," replied Royal, "but from her father." Rue looked up incredulously. "Monsieur shall have received two letter." "This one is from Eliakim Krawl." "And Mademoiselle Rosemarie shall not have written you at all?" "No, mademoiselle; but they are coming: I shall see her soon, and her father gives me hope." "Um." Rue's dark brows met in a heavy line across her forehead. What had become of the letter which she knew Rosemary had written? "Excuse me, mademoiselle "--"Excuse you to what?" "You were going to say something?" "I was thought, that I never have use to ask my father to write my luff letters." Royal laughed. "Can you imagine Rosemary writing a love-letter?" he asked. Rue crimsoned. "But you then have imagine Mademoiselle Rosemarie to have luff some one?" "Yes," replied Royal: "I have dared imagine that, for I love her very much." Rue smiled upon the youth in a matronly way. It was evident that she thought him extremely naif. "I think you have not to luff many times," she said. "It is the grand passion, is it not so? I congratulate you for it." A sudden cloud swept across her face: after all, was he to be congratulated, when she knew to a certainty that Rosemary did not love him? Royal filled the time occupied by this thought with the commonplace...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612795
  • 9781236612793