Stronger Than Love Volume 1

Stronger Than Love Volume 1

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...opinion of Hubert's chance?" "It is pretty good; somehow I feel more sure of your people than our own. I had no idea that he was so popular among the Leighton men. I am quite glad to find it so. It is a good omen." "It may be--I hope it is, but I do not see good omens easily now.." "Of course the oouleur de rose period is over for you and me. Then the Grange must feel awfully lonely to you; if you could--" "I know what you would say," interrupted Mrs. Leigh, "and I have been thinking of enlivening myself by setting up a companion." "My dear Katherine! they are all horrid, mischiefmaking, tiresome creatures. I shall never forget the two or three I suffered from." "And I am sure, Theo, that you made quite as deep an impression on them." "Oh, I know you thought me a brute as regards those tiresome women, but I am speaking the words of truth and soberness!" "I doubt if you will think I am if I tell you a plan that has suggested itself to me," began Mrs. Leigh, glad to lead up to the subject of Monica Deering, when the door was opened by the butler, who announced that Lord Algernon Wingfield had just arrived, and was having tea in the library. "What a nuisance!" cried Miss Denham. "I must go down to receive him, and it's so late; there is no use in returning to resume this symposium." "No, I am afraid not; you dine at eight?" "Dinner is ordered at eight, and we must be dressed by that hour; but when Hubert and his satellites will return is extremely uncertain;" and Theodosia disappeared. Her lugubrious prophecy of a delayed dinner was not fulfilled. Before Katherine began...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236958012
  • 9781236958013