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"A fine fright you have given us. You said 'Yes.'"
"Well, that meant he had proposed. You know, Guy, I had told you he would: I saw it in his eye. So I observed, in a moment, he HAD, and I said 'Yes.'"
"Then why doesn't she come down to dinner?"
"He has upset her. It is the old story: he cried to her, and told her he had been wild, and misconducted himself, all because he had never met a woman he could really love and respect; and then he begged her, and implored her, and said his fate depended on her."
"But she was not caught with that chaff; so why does she not come and receive the congratulations of the company on her escape?"
"Because she is far too delicate;" then, turning to her son, "and perhaps, because she can't help comparing the manly warmth and loving appreciation of Mr. Richard Raby, with the cold indifference and ingratitude of others."
"Oh," said Henry, coloring, "if that is her feeling, she will accept him next time."
"Next time!" roared Raby. "There shall be no next time. I have given the scamp fair play, quite against my own judgment. He has got his answer now, and I won't have the girl tormented with him any more. I trust that to you, Edith."
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Edmund, indeed, was a little disturbed, one day, by Mrs.2023-12-03 13:12
which she stood, slipped her foot, and would certainly2023-12-03 12:27
that have hitherto inhabited there! Oh no! that, indeed,2023-12-03 12:04
had come across his northerly camp and he feared that they2023-12-03 11:52
“He is, I believe, a deserving poor creature,” said2023-12-03 11:47
his attachment to Lady Susan; but, on the contrary, an2023-12-03 11:47
Julia, who had several appropriate speeches ready, had2023-12-03 11:37
in all the finer points of big game hunting. Of an evening2023-12-03 11:32
and Julia were not missed till they became quite separated2023-12-03 10:37
and one man even sent us a cask of cider as a present.2023-12-03 12:36
some distance; and Edmund, as if fearful of interruption,2023-12-03 11:55
“He appears,” observed Lord Morven, “to have a tolerable2023-12-03 11:52
“Why, not till we discover them,” replied Frances,2023-12-03 11:34
his face. A bank of yellow fog instantly enveloped him,2023-12-03 11:32
since passed into the hands of a knot of swindlers, was2023-12-03 11:28
last chapter, re-established, though certainly on very2023-12-03 11:24
all the summits of the trees; and in their branches sat2023-12-03 10:59
she had come to believe, since otherwise he would have2023-12-03 10:51
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