Caste by Emily JollyCaste by Emily Jolly


byEmily Jolly

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... that one of these true lovers was nearly dying for love before." "I must say I am old-fashioned enough to feel that that does rather spoil the romance, Isabel; but it need not perhaps. Love does not change, but only the object of it' Clara was so very young!" "Convenient doctrine, which I should not have expected to hear from your lips, dear Mistress Rachel!" "We should judge charitably, Isabel!" 'Yes! I have a most wide charity for lovers. My housemaids are always getting married and leaving me; and my neighbour, Mrs. Swayne, told me, the other day, that it was my own fault for giving them so many opportunities of improving the acquaintance of their male friends." Miss Erlridge soon after rose to go; but she stood still before the fire instead: still, save for a slight wavering motion to and fro, which in her always denoted uneasiness of mind. Isabel chattered on, but Miss Erlridge paid no heed. At last she said, abruptly--"Isabel, I will not be afraid of you! I will speak plainly; and you may be angry with me, dear, if you choose. I do not like your going to Burton Lacey!" "Do you mistrust me?" Isabel asked, pride darting lightnings from all her face: she felt brought to bay. She knew that Miss Erlridge possessed her secret, knew this as well as if it had been spoken of between them, which it never had. "Dear child, if only you mistrusted yourself, I would trust you more quietly. Isabel, I entreat that you will not be rash!" "What do you fear?" was demanded imperiously. "The wrecking of your own happiness and that of others." "Do you doubt my honour? Do you think I could betray my friend? That I would stoop to betray myself even?"...
Title:CasteFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021731631X

ISBN - 13:9780217316316