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The Lady and the Lord

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Author: Talbot Mundy (William Lancaster Gribbon)
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,623 / 18 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 968
Added to site: 2007.10.28
mnybks.net#: 18759
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"It was the first time that I'd ever talked to a lord, and I found he was quite like a human being. I was never more surprised in my life. He didn't say 'Haw!' or 'Don'tcherknow!' like English lords are always supposed to; in fact, he didn't give himself any airs at all; but he used the most astonishing slang I ever listened to, and I don't think I understood more than half of it.

"After dinner we went out and sat together in the lobby--to watch the people, he said--but he was too busy talking to me to see much of what was going on.

"Of course, I had to be awfully careful what I said to him; and I was so busy puzzling out how to make use of him that I suppose I must have seemed rather absent-minded, and after a bit he noticed it and asked me if I wasn't feeling well. I had to say something, so I told him that I found English surroundings a bit depressing at first.

"He was an awfully nice boy, and he said at once that he knew a way to change all that. He offered to take me driving in h

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