This Man's Wife
"[...]that retreat a rout, as he met the large, earnest grey eyes of "my daughter Millicent," and saw as if through a mist that she was fair to see-how fair in his agitation he could not tell; and lastly, to rally and form a stubborn front, as he bowed to the handsome, supercilious man, well-dressed, perfectly at his ease, and evidently enjoying the parson's confusion. "We are very glad you have come to see us, Mr Bayle," said the elderly lady, smiling, and shaking hands warmly. "Of course we knew you soon would. And so you've been helping Dr Luttrell." "The doctor!" thought the visitor with a mental groan; "and I took him for the gardener!" Volume One-Chapter Two.[...]."
- Paperback | 438 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 21.08mm | 621.42g
- 25 Apr 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations