Lady Sefton's pride

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byDora Russell

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. THE PRIVATE SECRETARY. To do Walter Sefton justice, however, his first waking thoughts the next morning were not in accordance with his dreams, for he rose up with the full intention of trying to do his duty--namely, to work hard, keep true to his Margaret, and see as little as possible of the dangerously beautiful Miss Julia Norman. Lord Redcliffe received him very kindly, and spent half-anhour of his valuable time after breakfast in explaining what were to be his duties, and was in the act of dictating a letter to him, when the identical little tap which had disturbed them yesterday came again to the library door, and without waiting to be told to enter, Julia, atiuJ in hat and riding habit, walked into the room. "My dear Ju," said Lord Redcliffe, in an annoyed tone, "these are business hours." "Don't look cross, papa," she answered, kissing him, "but I want my cousin--I mean Mr. Sefton--to ride with me." "My dear, you have your sister" "She won't go. She isn't up," interrupted Julia. "Do let him go," fhe continued, looking coaxingly in her father's face, "it is such a lovely morning, and I want a nice ride to freshen me up." She did not look as if she needed it. Her clear skin was as fresh as the morning, and after looking at her for a moment, Lord Redcliffe turned his cold, inquiring eyes on the face of his young secretary. "You must decide, Mr. Sefton," he said. "Will you work or play I" "Play of course," cried Julia. "He is to play this morning," she went on, impatiently tapping her little jewelled riding-whip on the papers before her. "Wouldn't you like a ride under the trees? Wouldn't you like a jolly gallop better than these?" Walter smiled, rose, and hesitated, and looked at Lord Redc'iffe; but his patron's eye3 fell. "If you are goi...

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. THE PRIVATE SECRETARY. To do Walter Sefton justice, however, his first waking thoughts the next morning were not i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217786162

ISBN - 13:9780217786164

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