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Marion Arleigh's Penance

Everyday Life Library No. 5

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Author: Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,270 / 77 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 492
Added to site: 2005.02.27
mnybks.net#: 9815
Genres: Romance, Pulp
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iress of Hanton, ward of Lord Ridsdale, one of the proudest men in England, and pupil of Miss Carleton, to be alone in the sweet, soft eveningtide with Allan Lyster, whose name was not of the fairest repute among men?

If Lord Ridsdale had known it, his anger would have been without bounds; if Miss Carleton had guessed it, she would have been too shocked ever to have admitted Miss Arleigh in her doors again. How came she there? It was the old story of girlish imprudence, of girlish romance and folly, of a vivid imagination and bright, warm poetical fancy wrongly influenced and led astray. Much may be forgiven her, for lovely Marion Arleigh, one of the richest heiresses in England, was an orphan. No mother's love had taught her wisdom. She had no memory of a mother's gentle warning, or sweet and tender wisdom. Her mother died when she was born, and her father, John Arleigh, of Hanton, did not long survive his wife. He left his child to the care of Lady Ridsdale--his sister--but she died when Marion was four

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