Katharine North; A Novel

Paperback | May 14, 2012

byMaria Louise Pool

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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. 1893 Excerpt: ...of a woman, and this was the society for which he was fitted. He had always known it. Mr. Grove had also always known he was extremely susceptible. He knew it very well indeed now. Words never came to him in such a satisfactory way as they did during this call. But then, of course, he always had it in him--of course he knew that. Feeding Hills was such a narrow place for a man like him. Really it was. For the first few moments Mr. Grove completely forgot Katharine. It was Mrs. Llandaff who recalled her to his mind by saying, "I wanted so much to consult you about my niece. What an extremely unfortunate affair this is!" Mr. Grove's brows contracted. He didn't want to remember Katharine. "You cannot account for a girl's whims," went on Mrs. Llandaff adroitly, and she hastened to add, "Katharine seems very wilful. I don't think there is the slightest hope of turning her from her decision. We must make some arrangement. You must not be continually annoyed." "That's a fact," he said emphatically. "Such a thing upsets a man horribly. And it makes him kind of ridiculous. I must see Kate." He looked stubbornly at the woman sitting near him. "Do you think that really necessary?" she asked. "Don't you fear that an interview may only be irritating to you?" "I've got to see her," he responded. "That's what I came down to the shore for. I should feel rather small to go back and say I hadn't done what I set out for." Certain of Deacon Grove's facial lines came out very distinctly and disagreeably just now. Mrs. Llandaff, leaning back in an easy attitude and gazing pleasantly at him, was conscious of a strong and exceedingly unwomanly desire to have a whip in her hand and to let its ...

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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. 1893 Excerpt: ...of a woman, and this was the society for which he was fitted. He had always known it. Mr. Grove had also always known he was ext...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217781195

ISBN - 13:9780217781190

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