The Old Mam'selle's Secret

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEugenie Marlitt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...--but only for one moment,--Felicitas, overcome with sudden self-consciousness, dropped her eyelids, and the Professor, by a hasty movement, pulled his hat so low over his eyebrows that his flushed face was almost concealed by its broad brim. " Just as you please--I don't care--it is your own affair, John, you can think as you choose," said Madame coldly. "Your Grandfather Hellwig would hardly have been pleased to have listened to your views. The practice of medicine is your business, and in matters of business, he used to say, there must be no sentimental considerations brought into play." She walked away and entered the house. The Councillor's widow, pressing her cherished bundle to her heart with a lovely pouting air, followed her, walking by the side of the Professor. On the threshold, the latter turned and looked once more into the court-yard. Felicitas was just taking little Anna out of the carriage, that she might comply with her entreaty to be carried up and down two or three times. It seemed at one moment, while the child was being lifted up and clung with its arms, a dead weight around the neck of her kind nurse, as if the slender figure must break beneath its burden. The Professor turned back into the court. " I have several times forbidden your carrying the child," he said reprovingly, with some irritation,--" she is too heavy for you. Did not Frederika tell you this afternoon that Heinrich must assist you?" " No, she forgot it. Heinrich is riot at home." The Professor took the child from her arms and put it back into the carriage, talking to it gently but gravely. The expression of his face was gloomier and sterner than ever,--at any other time Felicitas would have coldly turned away from him, but to-day she was the cause of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...--but only for one moment,--Felicitas, overcome with sudden self-consciousness, dropped her eyelids, and the Pr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021736165X

ISBN - 13:9780217361651

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