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A True Friend

Auhtor: Adeline Sergeant

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A True Friend':

... liking for her. She was not experienced enough as yet to see that all this apparent friendliness did not mean anything but the world's way of making ...
... true friend. I don't think my promises will be hard to keep! But even Janetta, in her wisdom, could not foresee what was yet to come. ...
... rapidly recovered, but Mr. Colwyn's illness had a serious termination. Pleurisy came on, and made such rapid inroads upon his strength that in a ...
... on the other side of the soft white hearthrug. Margaret mentioned Miss Colwyn's name: I am quite at a loss to imagine how Miss Colwyn comes to be ...
... Philip is pleased or not, she said with a somewhat lofty accent, not often heard from the gentle lips of Margaret Adair. A True Friend CHAPTER ...
... to sing at the evening party. She did not reflect that Christmas brought its own special duties and festivities, and that she was not likely to be wanted ...
... leaving the hall-door open, and a draught of cold air was ascending the stairs and causing her stepmother peevishly to remark that Janetta's visitors ...
... never once suspected that she had any real interest in the matter. But the very fact that Wyvis Brand was represented to her as a widower threw a halo ...
... I should never think of trying to thwart your intentions. But you must give me a little time in which to accustom myself to this new idea. ...
... innocent-looking as usual, in her pretty summer gown. Lady Caroline's white eyelids veiled a glance of sudden sharpness, as she noticed her daughter's ...
... white cottages, with gardens full of old-fashioned flowers before them and meadows and woods behind. Helmsley Court was on slightly higher ground ...
... for once hot and dusty. She was much thinner than she had been, and had a harassed expression which Janetta could not fail to remark. As she ...
... scatter all my hopes again and plunge me down in the depths of gloom? And all for what? To satisfy a worldly scruple. It is not even as if I had been ...
... the hotel at V-. There was table d'hote and many another sign of civilization, which bored me not a little. However, I made the best of a bad job, ...
... agitated, and even, as it seemed to Janetta, amazed. I never thought that he would come, she said, in a loud whisper, with a troubled face and ...
... feel so hot downstairs if you don't put on something cool, Margaret had said. There is a fire in the drawing-room: papa likes the rooms warm. My ...
... thought! And what a narrow escape! For of course he would have had to refuse her, and she-what could she have done then? She would never have borne ...
... was, nor noticed that the railings were broken down in front of the door with the brass-plate that bore her father's name, nor that the window-curtains ...
... but with a fair skin and a mop of golden-brown hair, which curled so naturally that her younger brother's statement concerning those fair locks must ...
... to that question? Where do you come from, I say? Mrs. Brand murmured an inarticulate remonstrance Janetta's eyes flashed an indignant protest. ...