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Marriage

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Author: H.G. Wells
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 148,441 / 439 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,817
Added to site: 2011.08.07
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g how very much she would enjoy spending freely and vigorously, quite a considerable amount of money,--heaps of money.

You see, the Carmels, with whom she had just been staying, were shockingly well off. They had two motor cars with them in the country, and the boys had the use of the second one as though it was just an old bicycle. Marjorie had had a cheap white dinner-dress, made the year before by a Chelsea French girl, a happy find of her mother's, and it was shapely and simple and not at all bad, and she had worn her green beads and her Egyptian necklace of jade; but Kitty Carmel and her sister had had a new costume nearly every night, and pretty bracelets, and rubies, big pearls, and woven gold, and half a score of delightful and precious things for neck and hair. Everything in the place was bright and good and abundant, the servants were easy and well-mannered, without a trace of hurry or resentment, and one didn't have to be sharp about the eggs and things at breakfast in the morning, or go wit

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