My Travelling Companion
A £10,000 Toy.
A Unique Experience At The Seaside
The Medical Detective And His Work.
The Only White "Zoo" In Existence.
In A Disappearing Cheshire Town.
That Five Hundred Pound Prize.
The Most Cruel Sport In The World.
The Descent Of Reginald Hampton.
The Modern Miniature Craze
To Keep The Dogs Downstairs.
Famous London Door-Knockers
Our Monthly Gallery Of Beautiful And Interesting Paintings.
wn over my white silk dress! Mine, do I say? Far worse--Lucy's white silk dress!
[Illustration: "PETER CAME FORWARD WITH THE COLONEL'S GREATCOAT IN HIS HAND."]
My dismay was too great for words. Besides, all words were idle, and I knew the culprit was my friend the new footman, who would be scolded enough as it was. Sir Alexander glared furiously at him and rapped out an oath, while I mopped up the thick greasy fluid with my table-napkin and murmured sweetly that it did not signify in the least.
I was glad when the dinner, with its innumerable courses and interminable dessert, came at last to an end and we ladies were alone in the drawing-room.
"What do you think of the new importation, mamma?" said Mysie.
I blushed scarlet. For one brief moment I actually thought she was alluding to me, but I soon found out it was Peter she was talking about. That did not make me feel any cooler; if possible, I grew redder and redder.
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