Troublesome Daughters Volume 1

Troublesome Daughters Volume 1

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...lead to her recall. If no opportunity offered, he was to come back to the Farm, in which case she pledged herself to write. All things considered, it was perhaps as well that he should be thinking of a move; he told himself very decidedly that it was time to be off; but he was perhaps a shade nettled to find that his departure was urged. He thought he had done his part well, and would have stayed a few days longer with her, if Kate had pressed him. As to his personally interceding on her behalf, with his mother, he had his doubts as to how that would work. He would go, but a voice within whispered that he would certainly return. Lady Olivia was charmed to receive her darling back on the next evening; and being full of her new toy, and not expecting anything amusing from the experiences of a fishing tour, he found it easy to escape curiosity, or rather there was none to elude. He was told at once about the boudoir, and. conducted to it forthwith. It was now bare, swept, and clean, awaiting its new plenishing. "Shall I carpet the floor all round, Rupert?" inquired his mother, "or be content with only a bit of Turkey in the centre? Lady ulia Throckmorton had nothing but rugs, and the effect was unique; but the shape of this room would hardly suit rugs. It is odd, is it not? I never saw a three-walled room before; did you?" "Not that I am aware of." He had next to go to the window. to view the lake, and the place where the vista was to be opened up, in order to show the distant mountains. "But after all, it is the curious, romantic little perch itself that is so charming," cried its new possessor. "A little ordinary room may with pains be dressed up to look very nice, but this is so...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236927567
  • 9781236927569