The Title Market

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Author: Emily Post
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,014 / 233 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 649
Added to site: 2006.02.06
mnybks.net#: 12638
Origin: gutenberg.org

The true facts in the big international marriage question are used as a theme upon which Mrs. Post has woven a charming romance, told so skillfully that it is apparently merely a story of a fascinating American girl enjoying a winter at the Roman Court.

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too easy for me--but for you!--Ah, Leonora, no admiration, no new interest! no amusement! a year of your beauty wasted on only me."

"Be still; you know very well that I care nothing for all that. It is always this horrible fear of your leaping before you look. Sandro, Sandro! can you really see that one more plunge--and we are done? Now we can give up our savings, and the jewels; another time--don't let there ever be another time!"

He looked up the road and down; there was not even a peasant in sight. He put his arm about her and drew her to him. "Look at me, Leonora! On the name of my family and on that which I hold most sacred in the world I swear it: you will never again have to suffer from such a cause."

She inclined toward his kiss, and love dominated the sadness in her eyes. Who could be angry with him--impulsive, affectionate, warm-hearted child of the Sun, or Italy--since both are the same.

A turn in the road, around a high wall topped with orange trees, brought them into t

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