e stable-boys and act like blackguards, and both fancy themselves gentlemen; but when I contrast them with the men of my father's day even--And this dainty, charming old bit of Chelsea-ware, Anne Buller! Her brothers treat her as though she were a reigning princess. I wonder what she would say if she could see, as I did the other day, a group of Nuneham girls calling each other by their last names and smoking cigarettes with a half-dozen Cambridge men, who chaffed them and treated them exactly as though they were so many boys in petticoats. Well, well, the world moves, I know, and I am an old fogy; but I shall not make myself hoarse shouting 'Huzza' until I find out whether we are going to the devil or not. I hope I am not getting as cynical as old Caradoc, who declares that he can always tell a countess from an actress nowadays by the superior modesty and refinement of--the actress."
In the next few days Sir Robert carefully inspected the rambling, substantial old house, which, to Miss Aglonby's chagr
Don't know what to put in this large daunting space. Take your pick; I just need something Victorian to read just now.