The Story; Of a Shower. a Novel

The Story; Of a Shower. a Novel

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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. 187? edition. Excerpt: ...Those two are evidently yours, and this one," he drew a little white packet from his pocket, "must be-Fanny's. I only wish I had known it sooner." He was gone before either of them could speak, but not before they had seen his face, whence every vestige of color had departed. " What does this mean? " said Margaret, in a low voice. "Mean?" cried Fanny, furiously; " what should it mean but that you have all along tried to make mischief between him and me; and now you have done it, and I hope you are satisfied. I can only say that from this day forward he must choose between us, for in the same house with you I will never be, and I will stand your airs of superior goodness no longer. And what is more, I would advise you not to plume yourself too much on being in Miss Noel's confidence, because she has made a convenience of you with regard to her trinkets; for the truth will come out some day, and sooner perhaps than people think, and then people will be sorry, when it is too late, that they carried themselves so high. At any rate, I have had enough of your jealousy and spite, and I won't bear any more of it--I vron't! I won't! " she repeated, positively sobbing with rage. an unlovely spectacle for Godfrey to behold, when he put his head in again at the door. "Margaret," he said, without noticing his betrothed by looker sign, "you must goto the Royal Hotel directly--Miss Noel is there, and has sent for you." ' Miss Noel? When did she come? Did you ask how she was? " " She is dying." CHAPTER X. " Is that you, Woodman? I wanted a word," said Mr. Polter, as he met Godfrey on his way to the Royal Hotel. " You were going to inquire after poor Miss Noel, of course, What was the last report? " "Very bad; they say she is sinking rapidly. My cousin has sat up...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123667247X
  • 9781236672476