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Barford Abbey

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Language: English
Wordcount: 53,578 / 159 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 431
Added to site: 2004.11.13
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udently_;--which is, that he must never marry without an immense fortune.--Ah! Miss Warley, this same love of money has serv'd to make poor Lady Powis very unhappy. Sir James's greatest fault is covetousness;--but who is without fault?--Lord Darcey was a lovely youth, continued she, when he went abroad; I long to see if he is alter'd by travelling.--Edmund and his Lordship were school-fellows:--how my son will be overjoy'd to hear he is at the Abbey!--I detain you, Miss Warley, or could talk for ever of Lord Darcey! Do go, my dear, the family will expect you.--Promise, said I, taking her hand,--promise you will not sit up late on my account.--She answer'd nothing, but pressing me to her bosom, seem'd to tell me her heart was full of affection.

The old coachman, as we drove up the lawn, eyed me attentively, saying to the footman, _It will be so, John, you may depend upon it_.--John answer'd only by a shrug.--What either meant, I shall not pretend to divine.--As I came near the house, I met Mr. Jenk

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