The Mischief of Monica by Lucy Bethia WalfordThe Mischief of Monica by Lucy Bethia Walford

The Mischief of Monica

byLucy Bethia Walford

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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.1891 Excerpt: ... to your pleasures, I to mine. You betake yourself to the paternal home, where every sort of welcome--Yule logs, holly wreaths, mistletoe boughs, and Christmas checks--await you, and I will seek mine own elsewhere. By-and-by I shall again appear in Queen's Gate, and we will talk over our adventures." Further than that she would not go. Bell could not make it out. Ernest thought he could. He knew that Sir Arthur Dorrien had died in the late autumn, and that he had left his heir a worse than empty title, one burdened with debt. It was possible that Dorrien might have to-return home, but if so, he would return as he went; wherefore, if so, in his own mind Mr. Rowland agreed with Monica that for her to be in the neighborhood would be unfortunate. CHAPTER XXXV. MONICA WENT QUIETLY UPSTAIRS. But when my heart In one frail ark had ventured all... Then came the thunderbolt.--Mrs Hemans. "He'll come back with an Australian heiress, as sure as fate!" cried Mrs. Schofield about this time. "That's what he'll do," alluding to the new Sir Harry. "I know their ways. Now that he can make his wife 'my lady,' and bring her home to Cullingdon Manor--rubbishy old place though it is--he'll find no difficulty in picking up a heathen Chinee with plenty of money. What? What do you say? There's no Chinese in Australia? Who said there was? It is only my way of talking, and you know well enough what I mean, George. And you know you said yourself" "--What did I say myself?" demanded he, as she stopped short. "Why, that we should see that Dorrien back again directly he heard of Sir Arthur's death." "Well?" "Well, my dear, ain't that just what I am saying? What then makes you look sour milk at me? All I said was, we should see this fine Sir Harry, as he is now, turning up here some of th...
Title:The Mischief of MonicaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217092705

ISBN - 13:9780217092708