The Saturday Evening Post Volume 186, No. 4

The Saturday Evening Post Volume 186, No. 4

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...her in her own esteem, gave her a little peace--though the T. C. thing was still in the back of her mind. Then Dartmoor Forest put her into a trance--the heather was in bloom; and she made sketches and color bits, and lay back in the car in a sort of dream. planning the next winter's work. If she thought of Vivian she never mentioned him, and she snapped me off when I spoke of him. I had a fright at Dartmoor Forest. We had climbed a long hill and Poppy had turned the glasses back along the road. Suddenl;-'l saw her straighten and she gave the glasses to me. "Who are those men in that car down in the valley?" The car below had stopped also. I looked. It was 'iv and Basil Ward. Poppy's lovely eyes are shortsighted: and, with her mind on color schemes and things, I knew Vivian had no business to appear. "Well?" she snapped. "One looks as though he might have a beard," I said slowly, "and the other--the other's driving. He's a chauffeur, isn't he?" "I dare say!" said Poppy, and eyed me; but I looked my blandes: and gave her the glasses. She did not glance at the men again, but climbed into the car rather grimly. All the rat of the way to Tintagel she never turned her head to look behind. Poppy was tired and went to bed early. I walked out on the terrace and Basil was there. He said Viv had sent for him on the T. C. matter and he had something in view. "He gave it up, poor chap!" he said. "He isn't humorous. you know. As a matter of fact he and Poppy are both so bally serious that it makes me wonder how they'll hit it off." "If she's as earnest about marrimony as she is about suffrags."l said, "she'll be a sincere wife." Basil said nothing. more

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  • Paperback | 1046 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
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  • 9781236870384