A Triple Entanglement

A Triple Entanglement

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... to help him to one last chance to see the lady" "General Severn will discuss that point with Mr. Sutton. I advise you to address anything more you have to say on the subject to him, not to me," answered Calvo's employer, a dangerous gleam coming into his eyes. He was thoroughly provoked. What scene might not Sutton's presence on the mountain precipitate? He glanced over at the girl then engaged in transferring to the band of her sailor-hat a cluster of Alpine flowers from Miguel's gallant hand. She was the picture of health and light-hearted enjoyment of her surroundings. Impossible that her tie to Sutton should be more than a cobweb thread of strained sentiment, to be snapped by time and separation. If Sutton should come upon her here, if he should choose to work upon her sensibility and sympathy, there was every probability she would plunge anew into romantic feeling that might lead her to any extravagance of self-devotion. Stuart wished, now, that the general had been made acquainted with the facts of Sutton's recent career and downfall. It would have enabled the veteran to serve as his granddaughter's protector in an emergency when Stuart himself must keep in the background. He could not tell whether it was better to warn Enid or to let things take their course. During his meditation on these themes, Calvo, the offender, mounting a horse, had ridden off as rapidly as the way would allow, to reassume conduct of the main party. Wallis rejoined Enid and her guide for the walk to the forester's spring. "You wefft threatening Calvo. I saw it, and felt anxious," said Enid. "He was insolent, and I put him in his place. That is all," he answered, lightly. "As if you could hide from me that it was...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972694
  • 9781236972699