Eyre's Acquittal by Helen MathersEyre's Acquittal by Helen Mathers

Eyre's Acquittal

byHelen Mathers

Paperback | January 18, 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. 1887. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. 'She shrieked and wept, And both became her face; No posture could that angel form disgrace., Madcap stood looking out of window one morning, her hands behind her back, thinking. It was Derby Day, with a vividly blue sky overhead, and a soft warm air blowing that somehow set her thinking of the country, and conjured up such visions of coolness and space in a spot she wotted of, that the more she thought of them, the more delectable they appeared; and presently she turned quickly round, saying ' I will,, in the tone of one who knows she should have said 'I won,t., Then she sat down and wrote a little note that ran thus: 'Come in a plain print frock--as plain as can be--and come at once;, and having despatched a servant with it, and looked at herself in the glass, returned to the window just in time to see Gordon tooling his chestnuts down the street, and looking as handsome and happy a young fellow as the sun ever shone on. 'Why can,t I love him?, she thought, as at sight of her he raised his hat, looking happier than before, and in another minute was standing beside her. 'Gordon,, she said, as he kissed her hand, ' I,m going to the Derby., 'What!' exclaimed Gordon, retreating; 'but you are only joking.' 'I am going,' repeated Madcap, nodding decidedly; 'and Nanciebel is going too.' 'But it's not a fit place for you, Madcap. Very few ladies go to the Derby nowadays; and, indeed, I shouldn't like to take you.' 'Then I shall drive the chestnuts myself,' said Madcap gravely; 'I'm sure I could if I tried And you can sit beside me, you know--in case of accident,' she added, looking at him from head to foot, and thinking how well his racing get-up became him. 'You look very nice,' she said. 'How cool that alpaca must be! And how do you like my Derby c...
Title:Eyre's AcquittalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217209696

ISBN - 13:9780217209694