What is a girl to do?, Volume 2

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Page 48 - ... whether or not I had any capabilities. That was a happy evening for my grandmother, but she took care to conceal her exultation from me, as I took care to hide my disappointment from her. With the first streak of daylight next morning I was out of bed. Before I fell asleep on the previous night, I had made up my mind as to what I should do ; and accordingly before breakfast I walked a long way off, to a very solitary spot well known to me, where were no houses and no people. There to myself,...
Page 57 - I guessed your secret a long time ago," continued Christiane, calmly. " Will you authorise me to give just a hint of encouragement to the Marquis d'Anguilhon ? " " Oh, no, please do not," exclaimed Annie, in distress. " Well, my dear child, do not let him go away. That is all I have to say on the subject. You would regret it bitterly and all your life long, as you would be an old maid. After him, you could never like another man.

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