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Nurse Ellerton; A State of Domestic Life, by the Author of 'Jenny's Geranium'. (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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Nurse Ellerton; A State of Domestic Life, by the Author of 'Jenny's Geranium'. (Paperback): Ellerton
Nurse Ellerton; A State of Domestic Life, by the Author of 'Jenny's Geranium'. (Paperback): Ellerton

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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. 1871 Excerpt: ..."wicked " before. They promised me that I should know how he was presently, and begged me to be still, because it would only make papa worse if he heard me crying. This had the desired effect so far as keeping me quiet was concerned, but I need not say it could not prevent my crying. Once more there was silence in the upper part of the house--a silence inexpressibly painful, because I felt that the doctor was now seeing whether papa would live or die; for any other issue I had no room in my mind. Again there were footsteps on the stairs; I heard Dr. Archer saying something to Mrs. Newton, and I heard her reply, and then the diningroom door closed upon them, and only an indistinct murmur of their voices reached me. This continued for some time; then there were footsteps in the hall, and once more the closing of the front door, and the driving away of a carriage. I could hear everything, but no one would say a word to lighten the suspense which was heavy enough to crush out all hope from my heart. The door opened, and Fanny, the housemaid, entered. She had never been kind to me, but as being the last, perhaps, who had seen papa, I flew to 68 Master Edward Inconsolable. her and begged her to tell me how he was. She seemed frightened at the violence of my grief, and said, not unkindly, "He is very ill, the doctor says; but we shall know more to-morrow." This was all the information I could get, but, every sense keenly quickened, I soon saw that there was more to be had. I saw the servants exchange significant glances; then I heard the words: "It is catching " "It is dangerous " "If it is, I shan't stay " "How dreadful " These words, spoken in hurried whispers, only increased my anxiety; but, to all my ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Ellerton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-12844-2
Barcode: 9781231128442
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-12844-5

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