The Woman in the Case, the Truth, the City

The Woman in the Case, the Truth, the City

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...Becky's unspoken denial against Fred's sworn statement any day. MRs. LINDON. Going to him. Then here's yesterday's report from the agency!--and Thursday's, and Thursday's includes the report of the telephone central who connected Becky with our house when she broke off the appointment with Fred, --that telephone girl has told us many interesting things! WARDER. Stop! Stop this! I won't listen to you--at any rate not behind Becky's back. I'm not a jealous, suspicious woman with good reason to believe the worst. I'm a straightforward, decent man, I hope, and I know I've every reason to believe absolutely in my wife, God bless her! He moves away and then turns upon her. Why have you come and told me this, any way? MRs. LINDON. Staggered. Why--why? WARDER. Angry. Yes, why? to me of all people! I was the last person you should have told, as a'matter of breeding, as a matter of tact, as a matter of the friendship you talk about. MRs. LINDON. But that was just it! WARDER. Do you dream what it would mean to me to shake even by a miserable tremor my confidence in my wife? But you haven't! MRs. LINDON. I thought, and I still think, it's to your advantage to know. WARDER. With a complete change of 'voice, from anger to the tone one adopts with a silly child. My dear Eve, while I don't for a minute excuse him, still I do now understand, perhaps, how even Fred Lindon must have found your ideas of devotion at times over the endurance line. MRs. LINDON. You don't understand, --I thought if you knew e'er_'thing, together we could separate them--could arrange something. WARDER. Eve! believe me, there's nobody to separate in this case; there's...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682301X
  • 9781236823014