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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1919 Original Publisher: A. A. Knopf Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from...
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1919 Original Publisher: A. A. Knopf Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: / CHAPTER I THE terrible calamity fallen upon the house of Glaive had sent the master of that house post-haste to his lawyers in London. Mr. Sidney Starr Glaive, estate-agent to the Marquis of Yetminster, had never been so baffled, never so deeply angered, never so humiliated. He had protracted his absence and those fruitless but sympathetic discussions with the lawyers for a considerably longer time than was warrantable, except by his strong disinclination to face the people of his neighbourhood. His younger son had given him an excuse for delay. The boy was finishing his last term at school: he was yet to be informed of the tragic family event, and his father could reasonably wait until the term ended, meet Alec at Paddington Station and break the news to him as they travelled down to Suffolk together. On the morning after this return Mr. Glaive was reading Prayers. He addressed his two sons, his widowed sister, and his servants, in tones of combative assertion of dignity, teased and pulled at by spleen. . He was consoled, dimly, by his sense of the drama of the occasion, by the jumping and stiffening of his response to the scene -- so familiar, those kneeling domestic figures, under his presidency, and now that empty chair -- ah! The thought, rushing, caught him: how carefully he had chosen this second wife of his, this stepmother for his children! He had chosen her for her tenderness, for her soft dependent ways, for her large devoted wistful eyes that promised him the straitest fidelity, a fidelity almost fanatical. She had had such a sensitive trustful mouth, ...
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