The Courting of Lady Jane

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Author: Josephine Daskam Bacon (Ingraham Lovell)
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,260 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,027
Added to site: 2007.11.07
mnybks.net#: 18917
Genres: Short Story, Romance
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is not enough for her, she should not marry the man who cannot--"

She stopped suddenly and controlled with great effort a rising emotion almost too strong for her. Again a deep, inexplicable sympathy welled up in him. He longed to comfort her, to give her everything she wanted. He blamed himself and Jane for all the trouble they were causing her.

That afternoon she kept in her room, and he and his fiancée drank their tea together alone. He was worried by the news of the morning, dissatisfied out of all proportion, vexed that so sensible and natural a proposition should leave him so uneasy and disappointed. He had meant the smooth, quiet life to go on without a break, and now the new relation must change everything.

He glanced at Jane, a little irritated that she should not perceive his mood and exorcise it. But she had not her mother's marvellous susceptibility. She drank her tea in serene silence. He made a few haphazard remarks, hoping to lose in conversation the cloud that threa

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