Storm in a teacup

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byEden Phillpotts

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX EMOTIONS OF MEDORA When Jordan returned to Medora, by a quality of our common nature which he would have been the first to deprecate, he was not entirely sorry to bring her unpleasant news. To himself he said that a trial of her patience would be good for her character, and so explained his own frame of mind; but the truth was different. He had heard something concerning Medora which annoyed him and nade him anxious; and the result of his annoyance was that he imparted painful facts without any very great regret. It was true that they affected him as well as his future wife, but his nature was qualified to bear them far better than was hers. "I am a great deal hurt," he began, as they sat together in their little parlour at the inn. "You were bound to be," she answered. "And you might have been hurt in body as well as in mind. It's something if he's enough broken in to treat you properly." "As to that, he did. I'll come to him. But what's hurt me, Medora, a long way worse than anything Mr. Dingle had to say has got to do with you." "If you've been believing his lies--" "It ain't so much his lies as yours. I'm not one to use hard words as a rule. But it's your letter to him." "Well, what about it?" "I've read it--that's all." She realised the significance of this and blushed hotly. "Why didn't you send the letter I helped you to write?" he asked. "Because--because when you're boiling with injustice and wicked injury--when I read it, I saw it was you and not me. He'd have known you wrote it, yet it was to be my letter; so I made it mine and told him the ugly truth about himself, which you'd been careful not to do. According to your letter, there was no reason why I should leave him at all that I could see. It was that nice and cool. But I was go...

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX EMOTIONS OF MEDORA When Jordan returned to Medora, by a quality of our common nature which he would have been the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217882102

ISBN - 13:9780217882101

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