Schloss and Town Volume 2

Schloss and Town Volume 2

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...meaning and turned red. The coffee seemed as if it would choke her. Frau von Tellenbach stayed very, little in the room when Wanda was with her mother; again it flashed upon the girl that she snatched the opportunity to carry out some of the menial work which Martha told her she was obliged to share. Wanda could not keep her thoughts from following her, and Madame de Beaumont at last said suddenly: "You are not thinking of what you are reading, my child, for your words say one thing and your voice another. Never mind; so long as you do not insist upon knitting, I do not mind what we do. Let us talk a little instead." "Oh, madame," said Wanda, almost crying, "I was only reflecting what a good person the Baroness must be." "That she is! Have you only just found it out?" asked Madame de Beaumont amused. "And she has a good husband and a good son. Nobody knows what a comfort Rudolf has been to us always--from his babyhood, I believe. It seems hard not to have him with us; but he had always his own ideas, and could not quite deliver them over to his mother'S Sc'/I./'o.'s and Tm... 11. I0 keeping. I suppose he is carrying them out in England." "Does the Herr Baron speak of coming back?" asked Wanda, looking down. "No," said the grandmother, with a sigh. "He does not talk of that, nor does he tell us much about his work, because he says the countries are so different. I suppose that must be so, and that we must wait and be patient. Whatever he does, I have no fears that he will not succeed. Perhaps he will marry an English heiress, which would please Elisabeth, though to my thinking the girls are stiff and ungenial. However, we shall see....show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895827
  • 9781236895820