Broken To Harness; A Story Of English Domestic Life

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byEdmund Hodgson Yates

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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. 1866. Excerpt: ....tcr. Would not Mrs. Churchill, in pity for her friend, talk seriously with Mrs. Schroder about it? She was all-potential. Mrs. Schroder believed implicitly in her, and would undoubtedly follow her advice. Would not Mrs. Churchill do this, for pity's sake? Barbara was very much astonished and very much shocked. She had always known Alice to be weak and vain and silly; she knew that her marriage with Mr. Schroder had been one made solely at her father's instigation; but having lived entirely out of the set for the last few months, she had no idea of the intimacy with Mr. Beresford, whose acquaintance she considered was by no means desirable. She was entirely at a loss what to do, being of opinion that her influence over Alice had all died out. However, if Captain Lyster thought otherwise, and if he counselled and urged her taking such a step, she would not refuse; she would take an early opportunity of seeking an interview with Alice, and giving that silly girl,--silly, and nothing more, she was certain,--a very serious talking to; " and then, Captain Lyster, let us trust that this horrible gossip will be put a stop to." As Barbara said this, she smiled and put out her hand. Poor Fred bent over it, and when he raised his head to say, " Mrs. Churchill, you will have done an angel's work! " there were tears iu his eyes. Meantime Frank Churchill, with doubt and distrust at his heart, engendered by having to leave Barbara in company with Captain Lyster, went away with Pringle to the lower croquet-ground, where they and others played a succession of games with varying success, in all of which Frank distinguished himself by ferocious swiping, and Mr. Pringlo came to grief in an untimely manner. At length, when they were tired, Frank and Pringle walked away togeth...

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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. 1866. Excerpt: ....tcr. Would not Mrs. Churchill, in pity for her friend, talk seriously with Mrs. Schroder about it? She was all-potential. Mrs....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217731341

ISBN - 13:9780217731348

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