They Looked and Loved
"[...]wealth and your beauty, and the prestige your chaperon will confer upon you, will enable you to dazzle the world of society and fashion. Does the picture please you?" "I must be dreaming," answered the girl, passing her hand across her eyes in a bewildered fashion. But the rest of the day seemed but a continuation of her dream. They went at once to a lawyer, who drew up the strange marriage-contract; then to a minister, who united them in matrimonial bonds. Next the old miser took his bride to a large store, where he gave orders that she should be supplied with an outfit of clothing suitable to her needs as a young heiress. Obsequious clerks flew to do his bidding; then, drawing her aside, he said: "I shall leave you here several hours while I go to see the lady who will be[...]."
- Paperback | 172 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.13mm | 267.62g
- 09 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations