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The Love Affairs of Pixie

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Author: Mrs George de Horne Vaizey (Jessie Mansergh)
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,064 / 220 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,458
Added to site: 2007.10.21 18641

family in front, and then when she's a grown-up woman, and a man comes along who believes, poor thing! that she could help him and make him happy, then just at that moment you tell her to be selfish and think only of herself. ... 'Tis not that way I'll conduct my love affairs!" cried Pixie O'Shaughnessy. Her eyes met Bridgie's, and flashed defiance. "When I meet a man who needs me I'll find my own happiness in helping him!"

"Bless you, darling!" said Bridgie softly. "I am quite sure you will. ... It's a very, very serious time for a woman when the question of marriage comes into her life. You can't treat it too seriously. I have not thought of it so far in connection with you, but now that I do I'll pray about it, Pixie! I'll pray for you, that you may be guided to a right choice. You'll pray that for yourself, won't you, dear?"

"I will," said Pixie quietly. "I do. And for him--the man I may marry. I've prayed for him quite a long time."

"The ... the man

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

Pixie finds the love of her life but,as always it's not smooth sailing.Great read.



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