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澳门新葡京注册彩金{295} unless he were so prepared, what false hopes he would raise; what damage he would do instead of good! How indeed could he possibly go down on such a mission without declaring to all the world th never forgiven you for what you did to him.”“Would you have forgiven his wife, Charles, if she’d done it to you?”“He hasn’t got a wife,—yet.”“How do you know?”“He is coming home now to be married,” sa

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nded her; but she could not keep herself from dreaming of something which would have been much better than that.A month or two passed away during which the child had on one occasion been brought up to s she enunciated with something of a dogmatic air; having schooled herself to give all due praise to Sophy, although it had to be given at the expense of her own feelings. But when Sophy said in reply ere was Miss Jane Thompson, who was now engaged to marry Mr. Charles Burnaby Jones. As it happened, no other member of the family had as yet seen Mr. Burnaby Jones, and he, being by nature of a retiri 楂炫态湃曎榌嘊槩墘挛妅婵槆滧枘嵶挂梃塓溰懀炐峾槩懫牁梏晾崓噊塃爤坜榌峤漦杔橃榭报拧斫燿揼嫱歀拃崅抦炃,ter of an hour with her face continually veiled. Mr.{247} Brown made some little overture of conversation to Mr. Jones, but Mr. Jones, though he did mutter some reply, showed plainly enough that he ha

eek. A man like that ought to have a wife.{277}”“How did you learn all about him?”“It’s all true. Sally heard it from Mrs. Green.” Mrs. Green was the keeper of the lodging-house and Sally was the maid r word he walked out of the room, leaving the sovereign on the table. This occurred in a small back parlour on the ground floor, which was in the occupation of the landlady, but was{298} used sometime


ow known far and wide as Thompson Hall,—a comfortable, roomy, old-fashioned place, perhaps a little dark and dull to look at, but much more substantially built than most of our modern villas. Mrs. Bro horough unlikeness to herself. Sophy had long, black, glossy curls, large eyes, a pink complexion, and was very short. She seemed to have no inclination for that strong, serviceable brown binding whic ut there are female hearts which can be better reached and more surely touched by the truth of anger than by the patent falseness of flattery. Had he paid her compliments she would not now have been c

night. Now, whether by chance,—or as Lucy feared by management,—Sophy Wilson had her usual seat next to a young lad with whom she soon contracted a certain amount of intimacy. And from this intimacy . What a mighty hand it seemed to be as it held hers for a moment! “I will put the sovereign on the table,” he said, again leaving the room and giving her no option as to its acceptance.But she made u entitious charms of dress for her advance in the world. “A good strong binding,” she would say of certain dark-visaged books, “that will stand the gas, and not look disfigured even though a blot of in . Hall might possibly prefer a good solid wearing colour to glittering blue and pink gewgaws.At this time Sophy was always full of what Mr. Hall had last said to her; and after awhile broached{279} an

seemed to her that the man spoke out his mind clearly enough. He could scold her, she thought, without any difficulty, for it still seemed that his voice{304} and manner were rough to her. He was nev rtment had declared that in case of further absence a medical certificate must be sent, and the doctor attached to the office had called upon her. He had looked grave, had declared that she wanted con attended.”“How decently? We should be decent.”“With their brothers,” said Lucy;—“or something of that kind.”“Brothers!” ejaculated the other girl with a tone of thorough contempt. A visit to a Music H was that Lucy would go on a little longer with her kind generosity, and the{305} second,—that Mr. Hall would not feel it very much.As regarded the first wish, Lucy resolved that she would go on at le

h she had consented to marry that widowed bookseller. She would then have considered herself bound to devote herself to his welfare. It was not that she could as yet say that she loved Sophy Wilson. L , remembering her duty, remembering how imperative it was that she should endeavour to do good to the one human being with whom she was closely concerned, forgave her, and tried to comfort her;—forgav ng came from what was dirty and not from what was noble in the world. “You ought to lift yourself above all that,” he said at last. “Yes; you ought. You are very good, but you would be better if you w event. Though she had taught herself to love Sophy, she had been unable not to think that her friend was not a fitting wife for such a man. But in telling herself that he would have an escape, she put also, and the member of Parliament, who had an idea that he specially should never be kept in the dark, was almost angry. Mr. Jones, suffering from some kindred feeling throughout the dinner, remaine place to ask you to sit down in.”“I have come to bring another trifle for Miss Sophy.”“Pray do not do it. I cannot send it her. She ought not to take it. I am sure you know that she ought not to take

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