Only A Girl; A Novel

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byEmma Mary Ross

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This historic 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. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X The morning after that wretched evening when I felt for certain how intensely the baffled Olivia hated me, I was attacked with a fever which lasted several weeks. I had at last succumbed under the weight of trouble and suffering that had pressed so heavily on me the few previous months. I was young, so fortunately I soon regained my usual health and strength. They told me that I was changed in personal appearance very much since my illness, my aunt declared it was for the better, but when I looked in the glass I could distinguish no difference, except that I was two or three shades paler. Whether it was an improvement or not I could not say. Olivia took no notice of me; we scarcely ever exchanged a word. As the weeks rolled by I began to think she had overcome her dislike to me, so addressed her occasionally, but she always answered in sullen monosyllables. Baron Edelstein came often--very often--as he had promised the golden haired beauty, two evenings after my arrival in Wilhelmsdorf. He was always kind and courteous towards me, and calm and icily polite towards Olivia. I often wondered how she could stay in a house where she was so continually subjected to his presence, and, what must have been worse to her, to his cold chilling behaviour. Thus the time quietly rolled on; weeks, months, nay, years, passed by unnoticed. We visited a great deal with the people residing within driving distance from my aunt's house. Occasional balls were given by her friends, and returned by her. I always enjoyed them immensely, and, began, at last, to quite forget the worries and troubles belonging to my old life. My dear friend, Mr Berrington, came over many times in the interval to see me. On his last visit he declared, that if he had not known me so well fr...

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This historic 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. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X The morning after that wretched evening when I felt for certain how intensely the baffled Olivia hated me, I was a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217242375

ISBN - 13:9780217242370

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