My Friend the Chauffeur

Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 113,843 / 322 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 643
Added to site: 2006.10.03
mnybks.net#: 14902
Origin: gutenberg.org
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t with the lifting of that white girl's parasol.

Can a saintly virgin on a golden panel look sulky? I'm not sure, but this virgin gave the effect of having been reluctantly torn from such a background, and she looked distinctly sulky, even angelically cross. She had not wanted to come into my garden, that was plain; and she lagged behind the others to gaze at a rose-bush, by way of a protest against the whole expedition. What she saw to disapprove of in me I was at a loss to guess, but that she did disapprove was evident. The dazzling brown eyes, with the afternoon sun glinting between their thick dark fringes, hated me for something;--was it my existence, or my advertisement? Then they wandered to Terry, and pitied, rather than spurned. "You poor, handsome, big fellow," they seemed so say, "so you are that miserable little man's chauffeur! You must be very unfortunate, or you would have found a better career. I'm so sorry for you."

"Do sit down, please," I said, lest after all it should occur t

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2009.03.04
Linda Otto
*****

Ah, yes. Another Williamson travelogue with a light, witty, and frothy plot. You can't beat the Williamsons for escapist fare. When I want to get away from literally everything, I find I often turn to Williamson books. Enjoy.


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