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A Knight Among Ladies (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
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A Knight Among Ladies (Paperback): J. E. Buckrose

A Knight Among Ladies (Paperback)

J. E. Buckrose

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1922 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII A LITTLE BOY HIDE AND SEEK BLOOD-MONEY The may was all out in the hedge beyond Mrs. Vernon's orchard; and wedding bells were ringing over Cherrygarth, for the mill girl had just been married to a sailor. Daisy was standing just outside the gate, talking to Mrs. Johnstone, and to a little nephew of Mr. Johnstone's who did not care much for his aunt by marriage, though she was so kind, because she would persist in talking to a fellow of four and a quarter as if he were a baby of two and a half. She had not remained young enough in her heart to remember clearly the tremendous difference between those ages. Therefore Peter addressed his conversation to Daisy while he had the chance. "I say " he began gleefully. "I saw a robin just before I came out, and he told me he'd had three fat worms for his breakfast. He said they didn't skirm when you asherly got them inside." "Peter " exclaimed Mrs. Johnstone, who unfortunately overheard. "Please don't say what is not true, dear." "But the robin did tell me that, Auntie Ellen," said the little boy, his round face setting in obstinate curves. "Now, Peter, if you persist in saying that, I shall have to give up buying those sweets that we are going to buy." But he stuck his chin into his miniature scarf and muttered once more: "The robin did tell me." Daisy opened her mouth to defend him; then she chanced to see Sim in the distance going home to dinner. After all, you couldn't let Peter grow up to be like Sim So she said nothing; only kept tight hold of the little warm hand while Mrs. Johnstone reiterated the remark about the chocolates, and added that a promised train might also be endangered. At last Peter gave a little gulp, and said in a trembling voice: "Perhaps I only thoughted it, Auntie." "That's my da...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: J. E. Buckrose
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-88223-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-88223-9
Barcode: 9781150882234

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