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Love Works Wonders

A Novel

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Author: Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,118 / 223 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 909
Added to site: 2010.09.28
mnybks.net#: 29088
Genre: Romance
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leeve links, the rare jewels that gleamed on his fingers--all struck the attention; and, as he took from his pocket a richly engraved golden snuff-box and tapped it with the ends of his delicate white fingers, there stood revealed a thorough aristocrat--the ideal of an English patrician gentleman.

Sir Oswald walked round the stately terraces and gardens.

"I do not see her," he said to himself; "yet most certainly Frampton told me she was here."

Then, with his gold-headed cane in hand, Sir Oswald descended to the gardens. He was evidently in search of some one. Meeting one of the gardeners, who stood, hat in hand, as he passed by, Sir Oswald asked:

"Have you seen Miss Darrell in the gardens?"

"I saw Miss Darrell in the fernery some five minutes since, Sir Oswald," was the reply.

Sir Oswald drew from his pocket a very fine white handkerchief and diffused an agreeable odor of millefleurs around him; the gardener had been near the stables, and Sir Oswald was fastidious.

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