Frozen Hearts: A Romance

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S. Tinsley & Company, 1878

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Page 5 - ... soft laugh, which seemed to invite her to enjoy his cleverness and be amused at the humour of the explanation. Mrs. Grey did not smile. For a moment her face grew puckered and perplexed. In her eyes shone the light of a mental conflict between anger and tears. The conflict ended in a few moments. She threw herself into a chair and covered her face with her hands. She neither stormed nor wept. He hastened to her with compunctious solicitude He knelt on one knee by her side, and put his powerful...
Page 163 - And where is then thy house, and home, And bridal bed so meet ?' <* Tis narrow, silent, chilly, low, Six planks, one shrouding sheet.

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