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George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals Volume 2, PT. 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R535
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George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals Volume 2, PT. 1 (Paperback): George Eliot

George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals Volume 2, PT. 1 (Paperback)

George Eliot

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... promise? You're to save a dance for me, you know." "Come, come, Kimble, don't you be too for'ard," said the Squire. "Give the young uns fair-play. There's my son Godfrey '11 be wanting to have a round with you if you run off with Miss Nancy. He's bespoke her for the first dance, I'll be bound. Eh, sir what do you say?" he continued, throwing himself backward, and looking at Godfrey. "Haven't you asked Miss Nancy to open the dance with you?" Godfrey, sorely uncomfortable under this significant insistance about Nancy, and afraid to think where it would end by the time his father had set his usual hospitable example of drinking before and after supper, saw no course open but to turn to Nancy and say, with as little awkwardness as possible--"No; I've not asked her yet, but I hope she'll consent--if somebody else hasn't been before me." "No, I've not engaged myself," said Nancy, quietly, though blushingly. (If Mr Godfrey founded any hopes on her consenting to dance with him, he would soon be undeceived; but there was no need for her to be uncivil.) "Then I hope you've no objections to dancing with me," said Godfrey, beginning to lose the sense that there was anything uncomfortable in this arrangement. "No, no objections," said Nancy, in a cold tone. "Ah, well, you're a lucky fellow, Godfrey," said uncle Kimble; "but you're my godson, so I won't stand in your way. Else I'm not so very old, eh, my dear?" he went on, skipping to his wife's side again. "You wouldn't mind my having a second after you were gone--not if I cried a good deal first?" "Come, come, take a cup o' tea and stop your tongue, do," said good-humoured Mrs Kimble, feeling some pride in a husband who must be regarded as so clever and amusing by the company generally. If he had...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: George Eliot
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-08729-9
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Biography > General
LSN: 1-156-08729-5
Barcode: 9781156087299

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