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" Do sit down," she said. She pushed forward one of the sulky arm-chairs, and Nora seated herself stiffly, her hand-bag clutched on her knee, in the self-conscious attitude of a country caller. "I came—" "So good of you," Miss Aldis repeated. "I had no... "
Brenda's Ward: A Sequel to "Amy and Acadia" - Page 281
by Helen Leah Reed - 1906 - 340 pages
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Diary of a nun

Diary - 1840
...assistance, and great indeed was my surprise on hearing him exclaim, ' Why, De Vere, is that you ? I had no idea you were in this part of the world !' " And now, dearest Edith, I may as well come to a conclusion ; for though strongly disposed to inflict...
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The Churchman's companion

...suddenly saw his friend. " What ! Temple !" he exclaimed, starting up with a look of eager pleasure, " I had no idea you were in this part of the world, — how glad I am to see you, — come and sit down." He closed the door, and drew forward a chair,...
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The lost inheritance

Lost inheritance - 1852
...was not to be mistaken. " Where have you sprung from ?" she exclaimed, as she turned to meet him. " I had no idea you were in this part of the world. When did you arrive?" " A little mercy, Mrs. Vernon ! Which question am I to answer first ? Your curiosity...
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The Broadoak bells

1870
...laugh of astonishment and good-humoured greeting. " It is you, then ! How on earth did you get here ? I had no idea you were in this part of the world ! I watched you as you Came up the lane, and I said to myself, ' How like old Hart ! cutting off the...
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Ruth Maxwell ...

Lady Blake - English fiction - 1873 - 159 pages
...was answered by the lady of the long, bony hand, sajing, — " Ah, Mr. Beaumont ! is it really you 1 I had no idea you were in this part of the world." Thus suddenly addressed, Louis could not, at the moment, recollect who the speaker was, though the...
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Colonel Dacre: A Novel

1874 - 134 pages
...answered by the lady of the long, bony hand, say ing, — " Ah, Mr. Beaumont ! is it really you '? I had no idea you were in this part of the world." Thus suddenly addressed, Louis could not, at the moment, recollect who the speaker was, though the...
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Changes and chances

Frances Elizabeth Georgina Carey Brock - 1882 - 381 pages
...my friend, Miss Savile." " No indeed," exclaimed Victor ; " this is truly an unexpected pleasure — I had no idea you were in this part of the world." And the Miss Johnstones' friend shook hands with Hope with such warmth, and with such an expression...
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The Golden Heart

Ralph Henry Barbour - 1910 - 218 pages
...remember," he answered. "But I'm certain " "Tell us what you are doing here, Paul," interrupted Mrs. Blythe. "I had no idea you were in this part of the world." So Paul explained at some- length and a plump matron in Irish lace- declared -thSt" she had always...
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V.V.'s Eyes

Henry Sydnor Harrison - 1913 - 508 pages
...and a garland upon her brow. "We must have passed them as we came down," said she. "How do you do? I had no idea you were in this part of the world." He said that he was just off the train. She presented him to Mrs. Willing, who hardly repressed a start...
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The Collected Stories of Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton, Anita Brookner - Fiction - 2002 - 625 pages
...the self-conscious attitude of a country caller. 1 came - ' 'So good of you,' Miss Aldis repeated. "I had no idea you were in this part of the world. Not the slightest.' Was It a lead she was giving? Or did she know everything, and wish to extend to...
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