A Woman in Revolt

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byAnne Lee

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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.1913 Excerpt: ... vin Early the next morning Marian left for a previously arranged visit in the country; but anxiety for Claire, whose assumption of mere drowsiness did not deceive her, brought her back late the same afternoon. Letting herself in with the extra key that she always carried while in the city, she called "Claire," even before closing the door. Coming so suddenly from the brightly lighted hall, she could see nothing in the half-dark room; but an indistinct voice was audible from the direction of the window. Stumbling to the electric button she turned on the light, to find Claire lying upon the window-seat, her face unnaturally flushed, and muttering incoherently. Even before her hand had found its way to the hot forehead, Marian's experienced eye knew it for fever. As she stood for an instant in a stunned inertia of anxiety, the bell rang. Opening the door, she found a tall man standing outside who asked if Miss Raymond were at home. "Yes," she answered, her consternation apparent in both face and voice; " but she's ill--much too ill to see anyone," trying to shut the door. "One moment, please," said this annoying person, making no effort to move away. "I should like to know what it is, and who is attending her." An authoritative professional something about this last made her reply less aggressively: "No one yet. I was just going to send" "Will you let me have a look at her? " he broke in. "I'm a physician--Doctor Rathbone." Her suspense giving way to intense relief, she gulped down a rising lump in her throat and said faintly: "I'm so glad, Doctor Rathbone! Please come in; she's delirious. I'm Claire's cousin, Marian Leighton." He acknowledged the introduction with a bow, and immediately his eyes rested upon Claire's face, said: " And a mighty fortunate thing ...

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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.1913 Excerpt: ... vin Early the next morning Marian left for a previously arranged visit in the country; but anxiety for Claire, whose assumption ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217314171

ISBN - 13:9780217314176

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