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1825. Excerpt: ... Burlington Gardens. Heaven bless you dear Rose,
and grant you that happiness which I once thought lost to me for
ever, but which now, though surrounded by doubts and difficulties,
hope tells me, may yet be mine. y Ever your's, Caroline." P. S.
Would you could see me, listening to the good Mrs. C with all due
attention, while she delivers a lecture on gores and gussets, or
the most approved method of making raspberry vinegar. Formerly when
I compared myself with you, I used to blush at my own uselessness;
but now do not be surprised if I should publish a new system of
Domestic Cookery, or a neat little duodecimo, called the
Workwoman's Vade-Mecum, or every Lady her own Sempstress.'" . The
pleasure which Rose experienced on the receipt of Lady Caroline's
letter, was greatly increased by perceiving that neither the
novelty of her situation, nor the difficulties which environed her,
had damped the vivacity of her spirits. From the expression,
"happiness may yet be mine, ' she was induced to believe that
Arthur Lessingham was not married; and to hope that the report of
his connexion with the fair foreigner either rose from mistake, or
was fabricated for the purpose of withdrawing her from an alliance
so displeasing to her father. The reflections of Rose were
interrupted by a gentle tap at her door, and Laura entering threw
herself into a chair, exclaiming at the same time, "Oh Rose, I have
discovered such a treasure " "What is it?" said Rose, assuming the
appearance of an interest which she did not feel, ) "is it a lost
letter of your friend Miss Wilkins, or has she sent you her hundred
and seventy-fourth sonnet?" "Nothing of the kind," replied Laura,
with a look of mingled pity and disdain; "and I must say, I am
surprised at your venturing to ridicule what ...
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