Whither Thou Goest
"[...] The evening shadows were falling softly as the Earl of Saxham stepped into one of the small drawing-rooms of that palatial residence, Ticehurst Park, in the county of Sussex. Ticehurst Park was a magnificent domain, deeply mortgaged. Out of its fair revenues, there were two or three heavily-pensioned dowagers who had to be provided for, there were a heap of relations who had to draw their small annual stipends. On paper, the Earl of Saxham was a very wealthy nobleman. When he had deducted the interest on mortgages, and the yearly stipends and marriage settlements, he was quite poor. Out of every sovereign he received, he retained about ten shillings. A less even-tempered man would have cursed his bad luck, that he should[...]."
- Paperback | 212 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.91mm | 317.51g
- 16 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations