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Vixen, Volume III

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Published: 1809
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,586 / 171 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 853
Added to site: 2008.08.13 21694

th abject devotion--almost as if he knew they were going to part, Vixen thought.

Last of all came the parting with her mother. Vixen had postponed this with an aching dread of a scene, in which she might perchance lose her temper, and be betrayed into bitter utterances that she would afterwards repent with useless tears. She had spoken the truth to her stepfather when she told him that she held her mother blameless; yet the fact that she had but the smallest share in that mother's heart was cruelly patent to her.

It was nearly four o'clock in the afternoon when Pauline came to Violet's room with a message from Mrs. Winstanley. She had been very ill all the morning, Pauline informed Miss Tempest, suffering severely from nervous headache, and obliged to lie in a darkened room. Even now she was barely equal to seeing anyone.

"Then she had better not see me," said Vixen icily; "I can write her a little note to say good-bye. Perhaps it would be just as well. Tell mamma that I will write, Pauli

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****

Vixen goes through many sorrows before finding true happiness.



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