The Semi-Detached House: A Fiction/Literature Classic By Emily Eden!

The Semi-Detached House: A Fiction/Literature Classic By Emily Eden!

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It turned out afterwards that she was quite a stranger in the place, and had mistaken the very humdrum Mr. Bosville for the popular preacher of that name, who officiated at a church five miles off. As she was stone deaf, she went away charmed with the sermon. And the macaw screamed on anonymously.

He was a treasure to Mr. Willis; it was a daily and hourly grievance, and he made the most of it. This morning, after several splendid sighs, he withdrew with a cursory look at his child and a hoarse ejaculation, "Poor little sufferer!" but in the afternoon, when the girls were out walking, Mrs. Hopkinson was surprised to see him return, his black coat buttoned up to the very top button, not a streak of white visible. This always portended a stern visit and much good advice.

"Look, ma'am, look there!" and he presented her with a weekly paper of a disreputable character.

"Law, my dear, the Weekly Lyre! Thank you, I never read any of those....

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013327610
Publisher: BDP
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 171 KB

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