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Bound to Win (Paperback): Henry Hawley Smart
Bound to Win (Paperback): Henry Hawley Smart

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Henry Hawley Smart

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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. 1877 Excerpt: ...will was a stringent fact, and not a mere request. Harold did not go to the house--was no longer seen riding with the sisters. Well, Mr. Layton's prohibition would account in some measure for that, though Jim Laceby thought, if all was right, it was odd that Luxmoore should be so extremely punctilious on the latter point. But it struck him as curious the complete silence observed on either side concerning the engagement. Laceby was much attached to Harold, and he liked the sisters extremely. He had thought it a marriage that promised to be a very happy one; and had been as near angry as it was possible for him to arrive at when he first heard of Mr. Layton's objection to it. He told Harold that he really couldn't make up his mind as to which was the biggest fool of the two, his uncle or his proposed father-in-law; but wound up by remarking that no man alive could continue in such an absurd phase of mind. Laceby had observed Mrs. Richeton and Luxmoore pretty closely during that Ascot week, and he came round to exactly the opinion he had held eighteen months before, that the lady was in earnest, whatever Luxmoore might be; and that Theodora Richeton was a woman who would be very likely to carry her point in such a matter. CHAPTER VII. DONCASTER. The few weeks between Ascot and Goodwood glide rapidly away, and Grace Layton catches but some fleeting glimpses of her faithless lover. Once or twice she has marked his presence in the stalls at the opera; she has caught sight of him in the midst of all the fierce turmoil of a polo match at Hurlingham; he has raised his hat now and again in the course of the morning's ride in the Row; and, bitterest of all, she has seen him on one occasion driving in the afternoon with Mrs. Richeton. The girl has no manner of doubt n...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Henry Hawley Smart
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-05204-4
Barcode: 9781231052044
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-05204-X

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