Sojourners Together; A Story

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byFrank Frankfort Moore

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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.1875 Excerpt: ... been to it since we came, and I don't see why you shouldn't. You will have a chance of meeting with good families, and it will help to enliven you here. I'm dull company for a young girl like you, I know.' 'Come, papa, I won't have you say a single word like that again. Was it not I that brought you here altogether? You never heard of the name of the place before I told you. I have a great mind not to go to the table d'kote this evening at all. I do not want to meet the Lord Bishop or the Lady Bishop. If Francois thinks I want to be patted on the head by such people he is.very far wrong. At the same time, if he fancies I would be afraid to meet any of these great people, he is also mistaken. Only, papa, do not be so polite to them all; it makes me feel uncomfortable. It is very well for the maitre and the gargon; but, my dear papa, when people sit down to the same table they are all on an equality; you need not count it an honour to speak to a prince or a duke or even to a bishop who speaks to you; and, above all, you should never let such a man know that you think it an honour; if you do, he will certainly think that you are in the right, and he will want to patronise you. Now, I'm going to dress.' Her father stared at her as she walked out of the room. He never was so much astonished at her in all his life. When she had disappeared he dropped his hands on his knees and looked up. 'Bless my soul!' he exclaimed, 'she's a wonder, and no mistake about it! She talks as if she had lived all her life among the best people. And she's right, too, I know; though where on earth she picked up her information I'd like to know. Bless me! I'm beginning to think she's a wonderful girl!' And there can be but little doubt that Mr. Dobbin was quite justified in having such ...

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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.1875 Excerpt: ... been to it since we came, and I don't see why you shouldn't. You will have a chance of meeting with good families, and it will h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217051006

ISBN - 13:9780217051002

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