"[...]in the drawing-room." "Uncle Geoffrey? Oh, my dear Uncle Geoff!" I exclaimed, joyfully. "Do you really mean it, Belle?" "Yes, Dr. Cameron is in the drawing-room," repeated Belle. But I never noticed how grave her voice was. She commenced whispering to Jessie almost before I was a yard away, and I thought I heard an exclamation in Jessie's voice; but I only said to myself, "Oh, my dear Uncle Geoff!" in a tone of suppressed ecstasy, and I looked round on the croquet players as I threaded the lawn with a sense of pity that not one of them possessed an uncle like mine. Miss Majoribanks was seated in state, in her well-preserved black satin gown, with her black gloves reposing in her lap, looking rather like a feminine mute; but on this occasion I took no notice of her. I actually forgot my courtesy, and I am afraid I made one of my awkward rushes, for Miss Majoribanks groaned[...]".
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Descripción Hard Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 176 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.43 inches. This item is printed on demand. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1406934038
Descripción Hard Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1406934038