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Marriage à la mode

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Author: Mrs Humphry Ward (Mary Augusta Ward)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,396 / 199 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 456
Added to site: 2007.01.17
mnybks.net#: 15834
Genre: Romance
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's Who,' only I was much more interesting, and didn't tell half as many lies," said the girl, in a high penetrating voice. "Daphne, let me introduce you to Mr. Barnes. Mr. Barnes--Miss Floyd; Mr. Barnes--Mrs. Verrier."

Two ladies beyond Mrs. Phillips made vague inclinations, and young Barnes raised his hat. The whole party walked on up the hill. The General and Captain Boyson fell into a discussion of some military news of the morning. Roger Barnes was mostly occupied with Miss Boyson, who had a turn for monopoly; and he could only glance occasionally at the two ladies with Mrs. Phillips. But he was conscious that the whole group made a distinguished appearance. Among the hundreds of young women streaming over the lawn they were clearly marked out by their carriage and their clothes--especially their clothes--as belonging to the fastidious cosmopolitan class, between whom and the young school-teachers from the West, in their white cotton blouses, leathern belts, and neat short skirts, the links were fe

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