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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...exclaimed the old lady, as
she upset the tea all over herself, and scrambled out of bed to her
assistance, "Mercy on us If she hasn't fainted " CHAPTER VIII. AN
IMMENSE SURPRISE. EVELYN did not hear the last of that unfortunate
fainting fit for a long time, mingled with the subject of Will
Caryll's extraordinary disappearance. It rung in her ears for days
afterwards. "Such an unheard of thing," Miss Rayne would exclaim,
"that you should faint. You've never fainted in your life before,
that I ever heard of, and here, on the very day that that
good-for-nothing fellow, Will Caryll, disappears, you must needs
tumble down by my bedside like a fine lady with the vapours; it is
very annoying of you, Evelyn. I don't know what Sarah can have
thought of it. 'Lor', ' she says to me, 'here's Miss Eve fainted
straight off, and Mr. William hasn't been in his bed all night.'
Such disgraceful proceedings They really make me "I'm very sorry,
aunt," replied Evelyn, in a weak, low voice, "but I told you the
reason. I have been sitting up so late at night the last week, and
I was over tired." quite ashamed." I o "' "Yes; sitting up to let
that young scamp in, so that I shouldn't hear of his misdoings You
encouraged him, Evelyn, in all his wickedness. I consider half his
crimes should be laid at your door." "Oh, don't say that," cried
the girl in tears. "I would have saved him from them at any cost,
but I didn't know of them until it was too late." "Well, don't cry,
my dear, for he's not worth a single tear. Didn't I always say that
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