Vera Nevill

Poor Wisdom's Chance

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 118,985 / 337 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 421
Added to site: 2006.05.15
mnybks.net#: 13298
Excerpt

ut comes a small person, with a very swollen face and a very dirty pinafore, from the distant seclusion of the corner, and flies swiftly to Vera's sheltering arm.

Mrs. Daintree drops her work angrily into her lap.

"Vera, I must beg of you not to interfere with Tom; are you aware that he is in the corner by my orders?"

"Perfectly, Mrs. Daintree; and also that he was there before I went out, exactly three-quarters of an hour ago; there are limits to all human endurance."

"I consider it extremely impertinent," begins the old lady, nodding her head violently.

"Darling Vera," pleads Marion, almost in tears; "perhaps you had better let him go back."

"Tommy is quite good now," says Vera, calmly passing her hand over the rough blonde head. Master Tommy's mouth is full of bread and jam, and he looks supremely indifferent to the warfare that is being carried on on his account over his head.

His crime having been the surreptitious purloining of his grandmamma's darning co

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Vera Nevill by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Vera Nevill by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Vera Nevill by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Vera Nevill by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Vera Nevill by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Vera Nevill by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Emma
by Jane Austen
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
At the Mountains of Madness
by H.P. Lovecraft
The Count's Chauffeur
by William le Queux
Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

See more popular titles from this genre.