A Right-Minded Woman by Frank TrollopeA Right-Minded Woman by Frank Trollope

A Right-Minded Woman

byFrank Trollope

Paperback | February 2, 2012

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... Goodman did not reply. "Come, Goodman, answer my question. Did she know which way you would return?" "I can't say but she did." "Then she asked you?" "Yes." "And you told her?" "I did." "Can you remember what you told her?" "I believe I told her I should go by the mill and the alder plantation." "And it was close to the plantation you were attacked?" "Yes, it was." "Don't you think it was an unwise thing to trust such an important secret to such a girl's keeping? I am surprised that a man of your years should have answered the questions of an artful girl like--" "Artful! Sir Richard? I have known Blanche from her infancy--have nursed her on my knee a hundred times--aye, and watched her like one of my own lambs--and s if Blanche Stewart have a false face or a false heart, then there's no truth under heaven," and the old man sighed heavily. "Well, Master Goodman, I am astonished that such a candid, open, truthful, upright person," said Sir Richard, with a sneer, "should not have told jou the name of the person with whom she had been conversing." The old man rubbed his head, and wriggled about uncomfortably. "I am not surprised, however," continued Sir Richard, "that you should endeavour to shield or excuse this girl, who I have no doubt has been in the habit of imposing upon your credulity and good nature." The man's face turned red and white as he interrupted Sir Richard, saying: "Blanche--" "Don't interrupt me. The case is as clear as the sun at noon-day; it cannot admit of a doubt. I shall be compelled to consider her as an accomplice before the fact, and she must go-" "You cannot think of sending the poor child to jail!" interrupted Goodman. "Look at the case, Master Goodman. Is there not clear evidence that the girl was seen walking with a person unkno...
Title:A Right-Minded WomanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217666124

ISBN - 13:9780217666121