Doll World; Or, Play And Earnest by Eleanor Grace O'reillyDoll World; Or, Play And Earnest by Eleanor Grace O'reilly

Doll World; Or, Play And Earnest

byEleanor Grace O'reilly

Paperback | February 5, 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. 1872. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. THE NEW HOME. "I Hope, indeed that they will be friends all their lives. They can write to each other, you know. Some people do not approve of much letter-writing, but for my part I think it is good practice, and I only wish Robertina's was as neat a hand as Mabel's is." Lady Rushwater had brought her daughter to pay a farewell visit at Mervyn Hall; and, not to be outdone in complimentary speeches, replied at once--"And I wish my child expressed herself as yours does; Robertina is quite an origin in her letters." There is reason to believe that original was the word of which Lady Rushwater intended to make use, and her friend did fancy there was something odd about the one put in its place, however, she let it pass. "Yes," she said, "Robertina always has plenty to say; you never see her sit complicating the ceiling as some children do when they have a letter to write." Did Lady Silverreed by chance mean contemplating! "Where are all the others?" asked Lady Rushwater, glancing round the dismantled Hall, the only occupant of which was Robertina, ready dressed in a travelling suit of grey alpaca, for the morrow's journey. "Gone to stay with Orange," answered Lady Silverreed promptly, although the literal fact was that her family were all in a box; "Denis was so good as to offer to take them off my hands. It is such a worry, travelling with children. I shall send for them when we are settled. I hope you will let me hear from you very often, Lady Rushwater, and that Sir Timothy's gout will go on well." "I wish it would go off" said her friend, sighing; "it makes a man so unbearably cross. Lord Silverreed has very good health, I believe?" "Yes, and he's always goodtempered, even when he is ill. I hope you will like Miss Laurel; our children are ver...
Title:Doll World; Or, Play And EarnestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217704441

ISBN - 13:9780217704441