The Hen-Pecked Husband, by the Author of 'The M.P.'s Wife'.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...I do not visit Mrs. Keating; there would be considerable awkwardness I think" "Not just to stop at the lodge-gate?" persisted Lord Rydal. "Why--not having the honour of Mrs. Keating's acquaintance" "It would certainly be excessively awkward!' interrupted Theresa laughing, "Mrs. Tremlettson must not be drawn ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...I do not visit Mrs. Keating; there would be considerable awkwardness I think" "Not just to stop at the lodge-gate?" persisted Lord Rydal. "Why--not having the honour of Mrs. Keating's acquaintance" "It would certainly be excessively awkward!' interrupted Theresa laughing, "Mrs. Tremlettson must not be drawn into so painful a position!--the horses would not stop, depend upon it! they would be too well-bred!--no, Mark and I will go alone if you please, and a pony, or a donkey--or anything you have will do for us." And as it was evident that Theresa's will was a law, the point was conceded, and the group dispersed till the appointed hour for starting. Tiresome, is it not?" whispered Lady Rydal to her husband, "provoking, because I know that good, excellent Mark, would have enjoyed it; he looked dying to go!" Lord Rydal shook his head. "If he felt that, he should not have given way; there was no necessity, for he will find neither Keating nor the Major at home such a day as this, and a baby of two days old will be no great object of interest to him; Chetwode is good and excellent too, but I have heard before this, of rather a tendency to be under petticoat-government." If anything could have reconciled Lady Bydal to the disappointment, it was, that she could now fill the places left vacant by Chetwode and his wife, with two of her children, thereby infinitely adding to her own prospect of enjoyment, and seriously endangering that of Mrs. Tremlettson, who, like most people who have no children of their own, admired them very much for a little while, but thought them very tiresome as companions for a whole day, for she never knew what to say to them. The very small talk into which a mother falls as ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150513541
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 74
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.15 (d)

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