That Wicked Mad'moiselle, Etc

That Wicked Mad'moiselle, Etc

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...velvet bodices and cambric blouses; and I am beginning to think that the old philosopher was right who said that there is no such thing in the wide world as disinterested affection. THE DEAN'S DAUGHTER. Written in collaboration with Sydney Grundy and founded upon the novel, "The Dean and his daughter," by F. C. Philips. CHARACTERS. SIR HENRY CRAVEN. _ THE REV. AUGUSTUS Sr. AUBYN (afterwards Dean of Southwick). PRINCE BALANIKOFF. GEORGE SABINE. Loan AsIrwELr.. COLONEL VANDELEUR. MR. SLARK, MR. TWENTYMAN, FIRST GUEST. SECOND GuEs'r. Tradesmen, Creditors of Mr. St. Aubyn. VALET. MIRIAM ST. AUBYN (afterwards Lady Craven), the Dean's daughter. Mns. FORTESCUE (her friend). LADY AsrIwEI.L. Mas. PEEL. ELISE (Lady Craven's maid). THE DEAN'S DAUGHTER. CHAPTER I. Scum-: .--Tms HALL AT THE VICARAGE AT QSSULSTON. (Enter Mr. Slark, Ihe butcher, and Mr. Tweng/man, the grocer, of Ossulston, shown in by Mrs. Peel, Ike Vim/s housekeeper.) Mas. P. Take a seat, please; Mr. St. Aubyn will see you directly. (Exit Mrs. Peel.) MR. S. Well, Twentyman, what do you think of the look of things? MR. T. ' Don't like it at all, Slark. He owes me over twenty pounds, and from what I hear I'd be glad to take five bob in the pound. MR. S. D0n't you wish you may get it? He was up at the County Court on Tuesday in a judgment summons. Gosling, the stationer, had supplied the old bloke with reams of paper and pints of ink to write a history of the county, and make his fortune. But Gosling cou1dn't prove no means, and the judge ordered the Vicar to pay by monthly instalments of four bob. MR. T. That means it'll take about five years to clear it off. MR. S. es' so. It don't look very smiling for...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956575
  • 9781236956576