The Lady Of The Manor, Conversations On The Subject Of Confirmation (volume 7)

Paperback | January 4, 2012

byMary Martha Sherwood

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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. 1829. Excerpt: ... reconciliation, or to carry on the quarrel with a high hand. My sister recommended the latter measure. I sent to speak with Laura. I directed her to get ready to attend her aunt, who was about to depart immediately from Hartlands. Laura, it seems, had seen her mother in the mean time, and had been thus prepared to resist my commands. But I had embarked on an enterprise which I was determined to carry through. I was resolved to come to the point, and to ascertain who was master at Hartlands. I accordingly would hear no excuse on the part of Laura. I hastened her preparations; I handed her, all bathed in teats, into Lady Seaforth's chariot-and-four; and finished the evening at a public dinner, where I happened to be engaged on some county business. I contrived to drown thought that night: but the next morning, when I awoke, I began to consider that I was rather in an awkward situation; having quarrelled with my wife, and my son and heir, and having at the same time the house full of visiters; some of whom were ladies, and others gentlemen, of distinguished rank; being also anxious to appear fair in the eyes of the world; at least not outrageously bad; for the world will allow a good deal; but there is a point beyond which the world will not go. --What then was to be doner I resolved to leave it to chance; and was relieved in the drawing-room, before dinner, by the appearance of Lady Roxeter, looking indeed more sad and solemn than usual, but, at the same time, perfectly calm. Lord Bellamy was present, and took occasion to beg my pardon, for not having treated me with respect the day before. In consequence of which, I addressed him once or twice during dinner, and asked him to drink wine with me. Theodore and Lord Seaforth had been absent the last two days at the county-races, and knew...

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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. 1829. Excerpt: ... reconciliation, or to carry on the quarrel with a high hand. My sister recommended the latter measure. I sent to speak with Laura. I directed her to get r...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217391494

ISBN - 13:9780217391498

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