Excerpt: ...see the difference in time. But, in the meanwhile, it would hurry matters a bit if she thought she had to choose between the new friends and you." "She could still keep her friends and marry me," said Carroll; "I have told her that a hundred times. She could still paint miniatures and marry me. But she won't marry me." "She won't marry ...Read MoreExcerpt: ...see the difference in time. But, in the meanwhile, it would hurry matters a bit if she thought she had to choose between the new friends and you." "She could still keep her friends and marry me," said Carroll; "I have told her that a hundred times. She could still paint miniatures and marry me. But she won't marry me." "She won't marry you because she knows she can whenever she wants to," cried Marion. "Can't you see that? But if she thought you were going to marry some one else now?" "She would be the first to congratulate me," said Carroll. He rose and walked to the fireplace, where he leaned with his arm on the mantel. There was a photograph of Helen Cabot near his hand, and he turned this toward him and stood for some time staring at it. "My dear Marion," he said at last, "I've known Helen ever since she was as young as that. Every year I've loved her more, and found new things in her to care for; now I love her more than any other man ever loved any other woman." Miss Cavendish shook her head sympathetically. "Yes, I know," she said; "that's the way Reggie loves me, too." Carroll went on as though he had not heard her. "There's a bench in St. James's Park," he said, "where we used to sit when she first came here, when she didn't know so many people. We used to go there in the morning and throw penny buns to the ducks. That's been my amusement this summer since you've all been awayRead Less
Illustrated. Good. No Jacket. Hard Back. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The hard cover has a hole by the spine and some wear with a little fade. The pages has light yellowing. No front fly and the binding is showing...The book may have minor flaws that may have gone unnoticed.
Very good. No dust jacket. 324p. illus. Includes Illustrations. At head of title: The novels and stories of Richard Harding Davis. Green cloth binding. Five illustrations. RHD monogram embossed on front. Clean, tight copy.
No DJ, cover shows some wear and discolorations, light bump on corners of boards and spine, cackled page edges, water mark on the bottom inside corner of the pages; boards are good and bindig is tight, no apparent markings in text, book is overall in good condition.
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