The Other Man's Wife; A Novel

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Strange Winter

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...her. Zelle is divided between looking down upon Judge in every way and not being able to resist his flatteries; and sometimes when my door is open--I can hear them skirmishing outside, and really it is most amusing, for Judge lays on the flattery with a shovel, just as if he was trying if he could see how much she can take without finding him out." "Perhaps he really is gone on her, poor chap," suggested Trevor. "I don't think so--I don't think so. For instance, the other morning, I was in my little boudoir writing a letter. I had not shut the door after me and Zelle was in my room, the door of which is just opposite to the boudoir door. I heard Judge come along the passage and knock at that door. 'Yes,' Zelle said tartly. "' 'Tis your humble slave, Miss Zelle,' he said in a meek voice, 'would you be so very good and so kind as to let me go through this 'ere room to my master's dressing room?' "' Go through the regular door,' answered Zelle. I can't do with a great 'ulking soldier-dragoon in my mistress's apartment.' " The door is locked on the inside, sweet blushing rose,' said Judge more meekly still--Otherwise I shouldn't make so bold as to venture to trouble my beautiful pearl.' "I," said Mrs. Dennis--" was nearly choking with laughter--but Zelle most graciously opened the door and let him in. What passed after that I don't know, but Zelle was like an angel all the rest of the day--just like an angel." "And is she a beautiful pearl?" Jack asked. "Oh! frightful," cried Ethel gaily. It was wonderful how gay and light of heart she seemed.--Then she sent for Judge,who came woodenfaced, stolid and apparently quite imperturbable, as if such thoughts as "sweet...

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...her. Zelle is divided between looking down upon Judge in every way and not being able to resist his flatteries;...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217805094

ISBN - 13:9780217805094

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