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Christy Carew, by the Author of 'Hon. Miss Ferrard' (Paperback) Loot Price: R186
Discovery Miles 1 860
Christy Carew, by the Author of 'Hon. Miss Ferrard' (Paperback): Mary Hartley
Christy Carew, by the Author of 'Hon. Miss Ferrard' (Paperback): Mary Hartley

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Christy Carew, by the Author of 'Hon. Miss Ferrard' (Paperback)

Mary Hartley

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... room, Esther. Trot up here; I-want you.' Esther obeyed the invitation, and followed Miss Carew into her room. It presented a curious spectacle. It was a large room with two windows looking out, and down on the square. One small white bed stood lengthwise by the wall, another was in a recess at the opposite end, having evidently been pushed out of their accustomed places. A wardrobe yawned open, and, with a large chest of drawers, seemed in a condition of effervescence. The middle of the room was cleared, and a cheval glass occupied the post of honour. 'My wedding garment has come, and is all right, ' said Miss Carew, nodding to a corner where lay a couple of huge pasteboard boxes; 'and, tell me, Esther, what do you think of these V she had tucked her hands into a pair of high-heeled white satin shoes, and held them out, surveying their rosettes with immense gratification. 'Charming I I suppose, ' said Esther, 'you are practising your curtsey. I forgot all about mine, and as I don't want to tumble over, as poor Eily Connolly did, I think I'll just take off my hat and coat and have one more try at it.' 'Do, ' said Christy. 'I managed one very nicely just before you came in. The mistress is in one of what Lanty calls her "bakes." Madame Mandolette has not sent her train home yet. Minna and Elsie have had a whipping apiece, and altogether it is trying. Yes, that's right. I shall just sit here and look on; you can make two or three, and then I can take a turn.' Esther having removed her hat and heavy winter-coat, advanced until within a few feet of the long mirror, and then made an obeisance so graceful, so low, and recovering herself with such lissom perfect unconsciousness of movement, that Christy allowed a cry of admiration to escape her, ...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Mary Hartley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19936-8
Barcode: 9781230199368
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-19936-5

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