Dynevor Terrace, Or, The Clue Of Life (volume 1); Or, The Clue Of Life

Paperback | January 4, 2012

byCharlotte Mary Yonge

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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. 1857. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. MOTLEY THE ONLY WEAR. For better far than passion's glow, Or aught of worldly choice, To listen His own will to know, And, listening, hear his voice. The Angel of Marriage--Rev. I. Williams. THE friendships that grew up out of sight were far more effective than anything that L;idy Conway could accomplish on the stage. Miss King and the Miss Faithfulls found each other out at once, and the governess was entreated to knock at the door at the bottom of the stairs whenever her pupils could spare her. Then came eager wishes from her pupils to be admitted to the snuggery, and they were invited to see the curiosities. Isabel believed the ' very good' was found, and came with her sisters. She begged to be allowed to help in their parish work, under Miss Mercy Faithfull's guidance; and Sir Roland stood still, while she fancied she was learning to make little frocks, but really listening to their revelations of so new a world. She went out with Miss Mercy--she undertook a class and a district, and began to be happier than ever before; though how much of the absolute harder toil devolved on Miss King, neither she nor the governess understood. This led to intercourse with Mary Ponsonby; and Isabel was a very different person in that homely, friendly parlour, from the lofty, frigid Miss Conway of the drawing-room. Cold hauteur melted before Mary's frank simplicity, and they became friends as fast as two ladies could beyond the age of romantic plunges, where on one side there was good-will without enthusiasm, on the other enthusiasm and reserve. They called each other ' Miss Conway' and ' Miss Ponsonby,' and exchanged no family secrets; but they were, for all that, faster friends than young ladies under twenty might imagine. One winter's day, the crisp, exhilarating frost had lured th...

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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. 1857. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. MOTLEY THE ONLY WEAR. For better far than passion's glow, Or aught of worldly choice, To listen His own will to know, And, listening, hear his...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217707998

ISBN - 13:9780217707992

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