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Miss Murray, otherwise Rosalie, was about sixteen when I came, and decidedly a
very pretty girl ; and in two years longer, as . time more completely developed her
form and added grace to her carriage and deportment, she became positively ...
Rosalie knew all her charms, and thought them even greater than they were, and
valued them more highly than she ought to have done had they been three times
as great. Matilda thought she was well enough, but cared little about the matter ...
No, no, Rosalie ; you'll be such a damned long time over it. She shall hear me
first — I'll be hanged if she doesn't ! " " I'm sorry to hear, Miss Matilda, that you've
not ;ot rid of that shocking habit yet." " Well, I can't help it ; but I'll never 72 AGNES
Well, I can't help it ; but I'll never say a wicked word again if you'll only listen to me
, and tell Rosalie to hold her confounded tongue." Rosalie remonstrated, and I
thought I should have been torn in pieces between them ; but Miss Matilda
You shanH have him all to yourself, Rosalie," said Miss Matilda at the close of
this discussion. " I like him. I know he'd make a nice, jolly companion for me." "
Well, you're quite welcome to him, Matilda," replied her sister, in a tone of affected
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This is the last book Geary contributed to this series. I read Wuthering Heights once when I was an impressionable young teenager and remember loving it; I'm not sure if I would feel the same today ... Read full review
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