A Desert Rose

A Desert Rose This Historic Book May Have Numerous Typos And Missing Text Purchasers Can Usually Download A Free Scanned Copy Of The Original Book Without Typos From The Publisher Not Indexed Not Illustrated 1913 Edition Excerpt Astonish You All Betty Curtis Doesn T Take The District Into Her Confidence So Easily Dear Me That S Most Interesting Most So Indeed Than The First Rumour The Small Gossip S Inquisitive Nose, Built On The Lines Of A Button Mushroom, Sniffed The News With The Relish Of A Connoisseur It Would Be Safe Er To Mention It Aunt Eliza, Having Plunged Boldly Into The Web Of Deceit, Was Not To Be Intimidated Her Smile Was Shaky, And Her Face Inclined To Pallor, But Still She Managed To Convey A Certain Amount Of Assurance Into Her Nod, As She Continued Filling Cups With Tea Or Coffee There Is Only One Thing In The World Enjoyable Than Hearing A Piece Of News, Mrs Symons Remarked, Buttering Her Toast In Haste, And That Is Being The First To Tell It But One Wants To Have A Good Authority Behind For Such An Important Item As That Again She Glanced At Wilfrid Curiously, And Wondered He Was Peering Through His Eyeglass At A Small Green Object Crawling On His Cuff Really A Most Delightful Little Green Beetle She Heard Him Declaring In His High Thin Voice, As He Studied The Object Attentively Charming Little Beetle, To Be Sure His Voice Had A Carrying Quality That Lifted It Above The Hum Quite Uncommon Iridescent Possibly A New Specimen He Placed It Gently On A Geranium Growing In A Pot On The Window Sill, And Continued To Study Its Habits, Which, After All, Were Purely Beetle Like And Dull, With An Absorbing Interest All Around The Confused Babel Of Many Voices Increased Amidst The Clatter Of Plates And Knives And Forks Late Risers Appeared At The Table, Hungry, And The Earlier Breakfasters Drifted To The Wide Fireplace To Finish Their Conversations And Swell The Babel Of Chatter Increasing Every Moment

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  • Paperback
  • 108 pages
  • A Desert Rose
  • Tarella Quin
  • 02 January 2018
  • 9781230391281