The Boston Herald says it is "far above the ordinary run of current fiction." The New York Evening Post states that "Mr. Pryde has made immense progress in workmanship since his last book." An English tale of the love of a cultured wealthy man of thirty-six for a vicar's daughter of nineteen. It is a post-bellum story containing characters that suffer from the effects of the war.
it, but I rather hate it for your own sake. It isn't worthy of you, old boy. It's so--so ungentlemanly."
"So it is. But I do it because I'm bored. I am bored, you know. Desperately!" He stretched out his hand to her with such haggard, hunted eyes that Laura, reckless, threw herself down by him and kissed the heavy eyelids. Clowes put his arm round her neck, fondling her hair, and for a little while peace, the peace of perfect mutual tenderness, fell on this hard-driven pair. But soon, a great sigh bursting from his breast, Clowes pushed her away, his features settling back into their old harsh lines of savage pain and scorn.
"Get away! get up! do you want Parker to see you through the window? If there's a thing on earth I hate it's a dishevelled crying woman. Write to Lawrence. Say I shall be delighted to see him and that I hope he'll give us at least a week. Stop. Warn him that I shan't be able to see much of him because of my invalid habits, and that I shall depute you to entertain him. Tha
An excellent romance with interesting characters and enough activity to keep your attention on every page. I enjoyed it.
This is a wonderful book and I too, am still under it's spell.
I loved this book a lot. Having just finished reading it, I am still under its spell. The Boston Herald and the New York Evening Post don't do it justice.
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