Royal Georgie

Royal Georgie

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...that you are leaving Ashburton to-morrow. Surely this is very precipitate and uncalled-for." "Sir, what is to detain me?" "Miss Georgie, I have known you many years, and I may almost say that I am constituted your guardian." "I was unaware of that. My uncle left no will." "I am your trustee for the manor. That gives me a certain responsibility towards you. You have the Manor House to go to. The interference of Messrs. Hullett and Davey was an impertinence that will not be repeated. As to the plate and pictures and whatever else there may be of personal property in the house, my advice to you is to hold possession of everything till it is claimed by someone who can show a good title to it." "I am not going back to Wellcombe." "Why not? I should wish you to be somewhere where I can keep an eye on you, that you are well and happy, and have all that you require. These new people whom you have taken up"--"I beg your pardon, they took me up." "Well, as you say, they took you up; and they are, I daresay, estimable, but they are strangers." "Whereas old acquaintances, as Hullett and Davey, turned me out of my own house." "If you have become attached to the Weldons, then by all means remain with them, accompany them to Wellcombe, and exercise hospitality towards them in your own mansion." "I have let it to them for three months. Besides, I have made my arrangements." "You are going to the Chevaliers?" "No; to a Chevalier, an old lady, singular, I believe, not to Chevaliers en masse, in the plural." "Do you know her?" "No; but I have heard about her from Mrs. Weldon, who is her niece. I shall receive a small...show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236581342
  • 9781236581341