The Trial; More Links of the Daisy Chain Volume 1

The Trial; More Links of the Daisy Chain 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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...Leonard, don't play with it, pray'!" "It's not loaded." "Oh! but one never can tell: " then, half ashamed of her terror, "pray put it back, or we shall have an uproar with Henry." "This is none of Henry's. He will never own such a beauty as this." "Whose is it? Not your's? Is it really a rifle? H. E.? What's that?" "Hector Ernescliffe! Didn't I tell you he was a princely fellow?" "Given it to you? Leonard, dear, I am so happy! Now I don't care for anything! What a gallant volunteer you will make!" and she kissed him fondly. "We will order the uniform as soon as ever it is settled, and I hope it will be a very handsome one." "It will be a cheap one, which is more to the purpose. I could get part myself, only there's the tax for Mab, and the subscription to the cricket club." "I would not have you get any of it! You are my volunteer, and I'll not give up my right to any one, except that Minna and Ella want to give your belt." "Where are those children?" he asked. "Henry has taken them to Laburnum Grove, where I am afraid they are being crammed with cake and all sorts of nonsense." "What could have made him take them there?" "Oh! some wish of Mrs.Pugh's to see the poor little dears," said Averil, the cloud returning that had been for a moment dispelled. "What's the row?" asked Leonard kindly. "Has he been bothering you?" "He wants me to sound Mary May about an invitation for Mrs. Pugh to Mrs. Rivers's volunteer entertainment. I am glad I did not say no one in mourning ought to go, for I must go now you are a volunteer." "But you didn't consent to mention her?..".show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584988
  • 9781236584984