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The Mother's Recompense; A Sequel to Home Influence (Paperback) Loot Price: R365
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The Mother's Recompense; A Sequel to Home Influence (Paperback): Grace Aguilar

The Mother's Recompense; A Sequel to Home Influence (Paperback)

Grace Aguilar

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER V. Mrs. Hamilton sat silently revolving in her mind all Caro line's late conduct, but vainly endeavoring to discover one single good reason to justify her rejection of St. Eval. In vain striving to believe all must have been mistaken, she had not given him encouragement. That her affections could have become secretly engaged was a thing so unlikely, that even when Mrs. Hamilton suggested it, both she and her husband banished the idea as impossible; for St. Eval alone had she evinced any marked preference. " You must speak to her, Emmeline, I dare not; for I feel too angry and disappointed to argue calmly. She has deceived us; all your cares appear to have been of no avail; all the vatchful tenderness with which she has been treated thus returned ! I could have forgiven it, I would not have said another word, if she had conducted herself towards him with propriety; but to give him encouragement, such as all who have seen them together must have remarked; to attract him by every winning art. to chain him to her side, and then reject him with scorn. What could have caused her conduct, but the wish to display her power, her triumph over one so superior? Well might he say she had sunk in his estimation. Why did we not question her, instead of thus fondly trusting n her integrity ? Emmeline, we have trusted our child too confidently, and thus our reliance is rewarded. Seldom, if ever, had Mrs. Hamilton seen her husband so disturbed; for some little time she remained with him, and succeeded partly in soothing his natural displeasure. She then left him to compose her own troubled and disappointed feelings ere she desired the presence of her child. Meanwhile, as the happy Emmeline went to prepare her little packet for her dear old nurse, the thought suddenly arose that St....


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Grace Aguilar
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 200
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-09809-0
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > General
LSN: 0-217-09809-6
Barcode: 9780217098090

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