The Stubbornness of Geraldine, the Girl with the Green Eyes, Her Own Way

The Stubbornness of Geraldine, the Girl with the Green Eyes, Her Own Way

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... a gentleman! But if I thought you knew she was coming over--AUsTIN. Jinny! Jinny! How can you have such a thought? JINNY. Well, why didn't you tell me when you thought you saw her a little while ago? AUsTIN. Oh--JINNY. Oh, it's very easy to say "Oh!" Imitating him. but why didn't you? AUsTIN. I told you I didn't think who it was; I only thought something familiar flashed across my eyes. Jinny darling, this is sheer madness on your part, letting yourself go like this. It has no reason, it has no excuse! Ask your own heart, and your own mind, if in speaking to me as you have, you haven't done me at least an injustice and my love for you a little wrong. JINNY. Well, I'ni sure she's in love with you, anyway. AUsTIN. No, she isn't! And it's disgraceful of you to say so! I know she isn't--.INNY. How do you know she isn't? AUsTIN. There's no question of it. I'm sure of it! You mustn't think, dear, that because you love me, everybody does--you idealize me! Smiling apologetically. JINNY. Oh, you're so modest you don't see! but I do--on the steamer, in the hotels, everywhere we go, always, all the women admire you awfully! I see it! AUsTIN. Laughing. What utter nonsense! Taking her into his arms. You've got something in your eyes! JINNY. Only tears! AUsTIN. No, something else, --something green. JINNY. Laughs through her tears. Somebody's told you my old nickname! AUsTIN. What? JINNY. Laughs and is a little embarrassed. The girl with the green eyes. AUsTIN. Ahem!--JINNY. Well, I don't care if it is appropriate, I can't help it. Slipping from his arms. AUsTIN. You must--0r it will threaten our happiness if you let...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947630
  • 9781236947635