Beechcroft at Rockstone, Volume 1

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Macmillan, 1889 - Domestic fiction - 291 pages

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Page 81 - Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant...
Page 140 - Now, please tell me all about where you have been, and what you have been doing.
Page 39 - I'll try them on, As soon as grandmamma is gone." Forthwith she placed upon her nose The glasses large and wide ; And looking round, as I suppose, The snuff-box too she spied. " Oh ! what a pretty box is this ; I'll open it.
Page 263 - Well done, Mysie ! So, Aunt Jane is your Pope ! ' ' No ; she's the King that can do no wrong,' said Gillian, laughing. ' Wrong — I didn't say wrong- — but things aren't always real wrong that aren't somehow quite right,' said Mysie, with the bewildered reasoning of perceptions that outran her powers of expression. ' Mysie's speeches, for instance,
Page 147 - Rotherwood himself, that no one knows what it is to lose a father except those who have the care of his children.