Aunt Serena by Blanche Willis HowardAunt Serena by Blanche Willis Howard

Aunt Serena

byBlanche Willis Howard

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXI. "Wiat a thing friendship is, world without end!" "Yet courage, Soul I Nor hold thy hope in vain. In Faith, o'ercome the steeps God set for thee. Beyond the mountain summits of great pain Lieth --thine Italy!" T j 1HE other guests had long been assembled at the -L Poplars, when Mrs. Vaughn's carriage drove up. She did not come early, as Mrs. Vivien had announced, but waited until the western light was in what she considered a sufficiently beautifying condition. Lady Manners was there, enjoying a quiet chat with aunt Serena; and Mrs. Lancaster sat near, silent and softened. Tears of joy started to her eyes as she saw her Molly and Daisy playing lawn-tennis with Lady Manners's little Lucy, their flaxen braids flying, their long, slight feet springing in unbon with the braids and feet of aristocracy. A.unt Serena thoroughly appreciated her emotion, ind could not repress a smile, yet liked the woman rather better than before. "She is a little amusing, of coarse," she thought; "but there is something very genuine in her." "Mrs. Lancaster," she said with real sympathy, "you are happy, I see, iii watching your children's pleasure. They are such good little girls," she added heartily. "I shall miss Molly and Daisy when I go." 'They are good little girls," Mrs. Lancaster replied with tearful emphasis; and in her pleasurable agitation forgot to mention that they were always perfectly chaperoned. It actually seemed for the moment as if it pleased her to hear thein simply called good. Mrs. Van Rensalaer and Mrs. Raymond, Mr. Raymond and Mr. Van Rensalaer, -- there was a Mr. Van Rensalaer, an excellent man, if somewhat lost in the glory radiating from his wife, --were engaged in an animated discussion with aunt Serena's German banker and his wife. Rose a...
Title:Aunt SerenaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217334180

ISBN - 13:9780217334181