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Belforest, by the Author of 'Mary Powell'. (Paperback) Loot Price: R456 Discovery Miles 4 560
Belforest, by the Author of 'Mary Powell'. (Paperback): Anne Manning
Belforest, by the Author of 'Mary Powell'. (Paperback): Anne Manning

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Anne Manning

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. COUNTRY LODGINGS. Mrs. Homer had undertaken to insert the variegated pines in the white stripes of Mrs. Weir's Affghan blanket; and, as this was a task which Mrs. Weir had no mind for herself, though she liked very well to knit the plain stripes of yellow, green, and scarlet, she gladly retained her till near dinner-time, and then begged her to stay. Mrs. Homer consented, on condition that she might run home and fetch her cap. Now, this cap was not a little muslin skullcap, with three heavy sausages of white muslin round the front, and long, broad-hemmed strings, like Mrs. Weir's, but an airy little fabric of French blonde, bight as the gossamer that floats in summer air. Mrs. Homer had gone into a slighter stage of mourning very soon after her taking possession of the Safferys' lodgings; and Mrs. Saffery had made use of the circumstance to express a hope that the lady was becoming a little more reconciliated to her loss; but had been checked by, "There are some bereavements, Mrs. Saffery, too sacred to approach." But now, though she wore deep and very becoming mourning, to wit, rich black silk, trimmed with crape, her cap, as above described, was of the lightest, and concealed very little of her beautiful, silky, dark hair, banded a la Madonna. Returning, then, for her cap, she heard, with some surprise, and certainly without any manifestation of pleasure, from Mrs. Saffery, that Miss Antony had called to inquire if the lodgings were vacant. "Of course you told her they were not," said Mrs. Homer, with emphasis. "Do you mean to continue in occupation then, ma'am?" "Most certainly. Do you wish me to leave?" "Oh no, ma'am, no Only as you only continue by the week, I thought I should like to know whether there was any certainty of continuance. ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Anne Manning
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-54292-3
Barcode: 9781150542923
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-54292-6

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