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Countess Kate

Auhtor: Charlotte Mary Yonge

Language: english
Published: 1862

Genres:

romance,  fiction and literature
Downloads: 301
eBook size: 188Kb

Review by C. F. Hill, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Countess Kate':

... with round white well-cushioned limbs Kate was tall, skinny, and brown, though perfectly healthful. The face of the one was round and rosy, of ...
... Whatever she had been in her day- dreams, she was only his own little frightened Kate now and she tried to shrink behind him as the footman preceded ...
... noises and strange sights that terrified her companion. She never believed that the house was on fire, even though the moon made very bright sparkles ...
... and less oppressed in the sound of her voice everyone was more at ease and when speaking to her, or waiting upon her, Lady Barbara was no longer ...
... age. Here is our niece, said Lady Barbara. Katharine, come and speak to Lord de la Poer.. Kate liked his looks, and the way in which he held ...
... which was always reckless of consequences. Gentlemen are no judges of what is becoming to a little girl, said Lady Barbara severely. ...
... everyone here.. Kate did let her take her up-stairs, though at every step there was a pause, a sob, a struggle but a gentle hand on her shoulder, ...
... in the morning, with her heavy eyelids and inflamed eyes, and moved so meekly and sadly, without daring to look up, that Lady Barbara quite pitied ...
... pleasure but soon stopped this, remembering Who sends storm and thunder, and feeling afraid to murmur. Then she remembered that perhaps she deserved ...
... about romping games with the boys, had persuaded her aunts that they were very improper people for her to be with, and that it would be wrong to consent ...
... on her for affectation, and that it was not strictly true that she liked poetry better than anything, for a game at romps, and a very amusing story, were ...
... see all this embracing in public, and was sure besides that Lady Barbara would not like to see the Countess hung upon in Sylvia's favourite way so she ...
... at, and of her walks in frequented streets, adding that indeed she would not have gone, but that Josephine took her. I did like it, she added candidly ...
... bag while she tripped up the steps. Any luggage, Miss. No, thank you. He shot one inquiring glance after her, but hastened away and she settled herself ...
... he added, going on a little way towards a small inn stable- yard. Oh, don't go, cried Kate, who, once more protected, could not bear to be left alone ...
... you have done. What was this falsehood.. Why, Papa, the other Sylvia-Sylvia Joanna, you know-has her birthday to-day, and we settled at Bournemouth ...
... and in disgrace, you must not think it unjust and cruel, but try to submit patiently, and learn not to be reckless and imprudent. My poor child, I ...
... darted off to put on her hat, but was arrested on the way by Lady Barbara, at her bedroom door. Uncle Giles is come for me, she said, and would have ...
... lifted her up and kissed her, but set her down again with the sigh that told how little she could make up to him for the son he had left in ...
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