A Country Gentleman and his Family

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Author: Mrs Oliphant
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 167,675 / 458 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.5
LoC Categories: PS, CT
Downloads: 467
Added to site: 2010.01.04
mnybks.net#: 26189
Origin: gutenberg.org
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spare moment: they were lost in a turmoil of breakfasts, luncheons, water-parties, concerts, flower-shows, and knew the interior of half the rooms in half the colleges. But with the Miss Warrenders this was not so. They were asked to luncheon by Brunson, indeed, and had tea in the rooms of a young Cavendish, who had been at school with Theo. But that was all, and it mortified the girls, who were not prepared to find themselves so much at a disadvantage. This was the only notice that was taken of his downfall at home, where there was no academical ambition, and where everybody was quite satisfied so long as he kept his health and did not get into any scrape. Perhaps this made him feel it all the more, that his disappointment and disenchantment were entirely shut up in his own bosom, and that he could not confide to any one the terrible disillusionment that had befallen him on the very threshold of his life. That the Rector should pass him with the slightest possible nod, and his tutor say "How d'ye do, Warrend

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