Treasury Volume 1

Treasury Volume 1

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...he said, 'Mrs. Lambert mentioned something, in a passing way, about your having been alarmed. I had no idea it was so serious as that. It was the first evening we met at Castle Lambert, wasn't it? And so your aunt still thought that a cold ignoring of this kinsman of yours was the right thing?' His young brows met in a frown. 'I am not going to join in the boycott, Molly, ' he said. 'I shall seek out Hugh Sinclair, and he will have me for a friend. I shall be his friend.' CHAPTER XXI A SUDDEN RECALL AFTER that the weeks were uneventful. Lord Carbery and his sister had gone yachting, and so in a natural way the gaieties which had hardly had time to take root at Creggs were dropped for the time. No one wondered openly over Nora and Carbery: all did in their hearts except Lord Creggs, who was quite unconscious of anything to wonder about. Pen could not keep herself from sending anxious glances at Nora's down-bent golden head as she sat at her embroidery-frame. Nora had not taken kindly to the gardening scheme. She was very busy making a whole set of new covers for the drawing-room chairs in the exquisite tent-stitch which she had acquired by diligent study of an ancestress's sampler. The work absorbed all her thoughts, she said, and accounted perhaps for the pucker in her white brow, and the oddly set mouth which had used to be so soft and flexible. Lord Creggs had acted up to his word in bearding Thisbe on the subject of the Sinclairs. He had expected opposition and was somewhat disappointed at the old lady's way of taking his bomb-shell. 'You think Molly should have opportunities of seeing her cousins?' she said, looking at him over her glasses. 'And you think the young man ought to be thanked for the service he rendered my girls that night they..show more

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  • Paperback | 502 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 889g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236488377
  • 9781236488374