Think's-I-To-Myself; A Serio-Ludicro, Tragico-Comico Tale Volume 1

Think's-I-To-Myself; A Serio-Ludicro, Tragico-Comico Tale 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. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...were by no means so well inclined to part with their places;-they well knew that they must come next to the Hon0_urables: --as they hung together we were here obliged to cast down three couple more;@=-and then, came anothm-'hitch, for there stood Mire WVentworth, but the youngest Miss Lydiard, grasped so fast hold of her hand; just a-t the moment Miss Twist made her last effort to insert herself among the grandees, that we were compelled to cast off one more couple, and did not therefore fairly get a place 'till we were the eighth couple from the top. ' As I-had nothing to do but to keep pace with her on the gentleman's side of the party, I at length got my proper sta tion oppositeto her: Thinks-I-to-121;/s!fi----mortified! as it manifestly proceeded from ignorance, I felt sorry for her, thoug'h it was well for her to gain suchexperience any how: lIrs.Twist, feeling if possible more for her than she felt for herself, came up to her, and I overheard'her whisper, -----" they are the Honourable Miss Charlevilles, and Sir Henry's daughters, you know," and so on, --which Iapprehend gave her some.com-; fort and consolation; how much, I cannot pretend to say. The ball had-now actually began. I ventured to cast my eyes frequently down towards where the Miss Mandevilles stood, and every time it struck me, that Emily seemed particularly happy with her partner; how much I wished her to be walking in the garden at the V icarage! T hinks'1-to-m_ysey; 1'll never go-there again-: --as we drew near to the top, it struck me that whenever we setoff, we should make a rattling like that of a team of horses with their loose har-' ness returning from plough; for Miss '1_'w_ist_had on her neck such a...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936957
  • 9781236936950