By Christina Dodd
Unique ebook: 1997
Prim, undeniable, desperately virtuous girl Mary Fairchild stared on the seductive gentleman and questioned -- did he bear in mind the weather of the evening they met? without doubt no longer. within the ten years due to the fact that, she had deserted her younger impetuousness and reworked herself right into a housekeeper -- disguising her attractiveness underneath a servant's dour garments made up our minds to overcome the passions of the past.
But Sebastian Durant, Viscount Whitfield, did realize her as a Fairchild, one among his family's sour enemies. whilst he demanded her support improving a stolen diary, she dared now not refuse him. while he proposed they masquerade as a betrothed couple, loyalty pressured her to agree. And while the restraint among them shattered and delight grew to become an obsession, Mary needed to belief a robust guy who may ship her to the gallows ... or love her via eternity.
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In her mother she lost the only person able to cope with her. " "I should have been sorry, Mr. Knightley, to be dependent on your recommendation, had I quitted Mr. Woodhouse's family and wanted another situation; I do not think you would have spoken a good word for me to any body. " "Yes," said he, smiling. "You are better placed here; very fit for a wife, but not at all for a governess. But you were preparing yourself to be an excellent wife all the time you were at Hartfield. " "Thank you. There will be very little merit in making a good wife to such a man as Mr.
One does not, you know, after a time. But, did you never see him? He is in Highbury every now and then, and he is sure to ride through every week in his way to Kingston. " "That may be—and I may have seen him fifty times, but without having any idea of his name. A young farmer, whether on horseback or on foot, is the very last sort of person to raise my curiosity. T h e yeomanry are precisely the order of people with whom I feel I can have nothing to do. A degree or two lower, and a creditable appearance might interest me; I might hope to be useful to their families in some way or other.
Emma will be happy to entertain you. " "I would ask for the pleasure of your company, Mr. " "Thank you, sir, thank you; I am going this moment myself; and I think the sooner you got the better. " Mr. Woodhouse at last was off; but Mr. Knightley, instead of being immediately off likewise, sat down again, seemingly inclined for more chat. He began speaking of Harriet, and speaking of her with more voluntary praise than Emma had ever heard before. "I cannot rate her beauty as you do," said he; "but she is a pretty little creature, and I am inclined to think very well of her disposition.