This Year, Next Year, Some Time, Never

This Year, Next Year, Some Time, Never

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...'like.' Say it, and then we will talk seriously." She looks into his eyes, and says, "Love you, then." "No, not that; 'love you, dear.' Say that, darling, or I shall have to help myself to believe in my luck." "Love you, dear," she more breathes than articulates, trying to loosen herself from his close enfolding "to talk seriously." But he will not quite loosen her, but opens the gate; and they two pass together into the park, which is secluded, if no one is in it, but is not a complete cover like the overhanging shrubbery walk that they have come out from. On they walk, in a blissful atmosphere emanating from themselves, bound up, enveloped in the mist of love themselves, as giants in it, and outside the mist all obstacles smaller even than their natural size. At last, but not till they have met an obstacle in the park boundary, they awake to the fact that they cannot wander on for ever; the thought occurs simultaneously that they will.be missed, and that they ought to return. "What will Lady Wade think of me? I did not remember that I was not at home," says Edith, ingenuously. "Never mind what she thinks, darling," he answers; "but I suppose we must go back, eh? Your mother will be uneasy." "Yes, certainly; and we must think about my father more seriously. Suppose"--and her hand tightens on his arm at the thought; "oh, suppose he will not let us meet any more! What shall we do?" The boy can hardly bring himself down to the level of that supposition yet. "Your father is very fond of you, naturally." He thinks, of course, he must be. No father could withstand her long. "And surely he won't let a prejudice against a profession..".show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236575326
  • 9781236575326