The Lady of the Shroud

The Lady of the Shroud

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Book Excerpt: ...the time-- and suddenly smiled and said, as he sat down again: "Sorry. But, of course, you don't understand such things." Then he went on talking before father had time to say a word."Let us get back to business. As you do not seem to follow me, let me explain that it is BECAUSE I do not forget that I wish to do this. I remember my dear mother's wish to make Aunt Janet happy, and would like to do as she did.""AUNT Janet?" said father, very properly sneering at his ignorance. "She is not your aunt. Why, even her sister, who was married to your uncle, was only your aunt by courtesy." I could not help feeling that Rupert meant to be rude to my father, though his words were quite polite. If I had been as much bigger than him as he was than me, I should have flown at him; but he was a very big boy for his age. I am myself rather thin. Mother says thinness is an "appanage of birth.""My Aunt Janet, sir, is an aunt by love. Courtesy is a small word to use in connection with such devotiClose..

Book information

ISBN: 9798675309436
Publisher: Independently Published
Imprint: Independently Published
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 426g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 17mm