Dr. Thorne

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Page 358 - —with his position, you know!" And so things were settled at Courcy Castle. And then Beatrice was wedded and carried off to the lakes. Mary, as she had promised, did stand near her; but not exactly in the gingham frock of which she had once spoken. She wore on that occasion
Page 131 - difficulties in his way, she twitted him by being overcome by straws; and told him that no one was worth having who was afraid of every lion that he met in his path. When he spoke of money, she bade him
Page 366 - had made many overtures in a covert way. But our doctor had contrived to reject them. " They would not receive Mary as their cousin," said he, " and I will go nowhere that she cannot go." But now all this was altered. Mrs. Gresham would certainly be received in any house in the county. And thus, Mr. Thorne of
Page 39 - of romance. She had thrown herself into Mary's arms because she had seen that it was essentially necessary for Mary's comfort that she should do so. She was anxious to make her friend smile, and to smile with her. Beatrice was quite as true in her sympathy; but she rather wished that she and Mary might weep in unison, shed mutual tears, and break their hearts together.
Page 78 - not a young man in Barsetshire is going more regular, all right within the posts, than I am." The doctor was obliged to acknowledge that there did seem to be some improvement. "And now, doctor, how about money? Eh?
Page 137 - each keep our secret," said Mary. " Only remember this; should Frank marry to-morrow, I shall have no ground for blaming him. He is free as far as I am concerned. He can take the London lady if he
Page 131 - Why had she allowed him to understand that he was the master of her heart? Did she not know that there was everything against such a marriage as that which he proposed? Had she not done wrong, very wrong, even to think of it? Had she not sinned deeply against Mr.
Page 3 - but it soon became evident that Nature was using all her efforts to make one final rally. From time to time he moaned and muttered as though he was conscious, and it seemed as though he strove to speak. He gradually became awake, at any rate to suffering, and Dr.
Page 100 - Si la jeunesse savait. . . ." There is so much in that wicked old French proverb! Had Frank known more about a woman's mind,—had he, that is, been forty-two instead of twenty-two,—he would
Page 288 - last saw her. He drew a chair to her side, and sitting by her, took her hand in his. " It is better so, Lady Scatcherd; better so," he repeated. " The poor lad's doom had been spoken, and it is well for him, and for you, that it should be over." " They are both gone now,

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