The Rector

Cover image for

Download


Author: Mrs Oliphant
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,888 / 44 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 535
Added to site: 2009.09.03
mnybks.net#: 25189
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Short Story
Excerpt

er line altogether; but there's quantities of people swear by her. What's the matter, children, eh? I suppose so--people tell me so. If people tell me so all day long, I'm entitled to believe it, I presume?"

Lucy answered this by a burst of laughter, not loud but cordial, which rang sweet and strange upon the Rector's ears. Miss Wodehouse, on the contrary, looked a little ashamed, blushed a pretty pink old-maidenly blush, and mildly remonstrated with papa. The whole scene was astonishing to the stranger. He had been living out of nature so long that he wondered within himself whether it was common to retain the habits and words of childhood to such an age as that which good Miss Wodehouse put no disguise upon, or if sisters with twenty years of difference between them were usual in ordinary households. He looked at them with looks which to Miss Wodehouse appeared disapproving, but which in reality meant only surprise and discomfort. Ho was exceedingly glad when lunch was over, and he was at liberty to

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Rector by Mrs Oliphant - 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 The Rector by Mrs Oliphant - 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 The Rector by Mrs Oliphant - 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 The Rector by Mrs Oliphant - 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 The Rector by Mrs Oliphant - 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 The Rector by Mrs Oliphant - 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.

Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The Most Dangerous Game
by Richard Connell
The Call of Cthulhu
by H. P. Lovecraft
The Way of the Bow
by Paulo Coelho
The Spy
by Richard Harding Davis
In the Year 2889
by Jules Verne
A Martian Odyssey
by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
Eve's Diary
by Mark Twain

See more popular titles from this genre.