Ought we to visit her?

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byAnnie Edwards

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... dilutant, and Rawdon receives it obediently. "You may smoke if you like. What, 'no, thank you' again! Do you always say 'no, thank you,' to everything, Mr. Crosbie? Well, then, make yourself at home in any way you prefer. Theobald," looking through the open window near which she stands, "here is little Molenos coming up the street. Oh, I know what that means: ecarte. I shall go to Blossy." "Madame Theobald, do you think we Can want ecarte when you are here?" asks de Lansac He speaks English with thorough fluency, scarcely more than the invincible stumbling-block of the th, indeed, marking him as a Frenchman at all. "Do you think, in your presence" "We could presume to smoke our cigars, and drink our brandy and water, and play our ecarte and forget Madame Theobald's existence?" Jane interrupts him. "No, Monsieur de Lansac, I know you too well to suspect you of such infamous conduct," "But if we play, you will promise not to forsake us altogether?" de Lansac asks, laying his hand on her wrist. "Yes, I'll promise not to forsake you--because Mr. Crosbie is here and will talk to me; for nothing else." Thus speaking she takes a light from a side table and disappears into the adjoining room. Jane disappears, and almost at the same moment the outer door opens, and unannounced, unceremoniously, like everything else that has to do with the Theobalds' life, another person enters. "Ah, Molenos, old fellow, here you are," cries Theobald, cordially, but without stirring from a sofa on which he has thrown himself full-length. "Crosbie, let me introduce you to my friend Molenos. He doesn't understand a word of English, and no one in Spa can find out what language he does understand; but he is one of the best fellows living. Have some brandy and seltzer, Molenos? Cognac a...

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... dilutant, and Rawdon receives it obediently. "You may smoke if you like. What, 'no, thank you' again! Do you always say 'no, t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217026745

ISBN - 13:9780217026741

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