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The Younger Sister (2) Catherine Anne Austen Hubback

The Younger Sister (2)

Catherine Anne Austen Hubback

Published January 10th 2012
ISBN : 9781150178771
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106 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. I suppose some of you girlsMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. I suppose some of you girls will be for going over to return Mrs. Williss visit, said Mr. Watson to his daughters, the next day- shes a nice little woman so far as I saw, and I have no objection to your visiting her- but you must go to morrow, if you go at all this week, for I cannot spare the horse after that day. Well, Emma, said Margaret directly, I will drive you over to-morrow if you like--you dont drive, I dare say I think,said Emma, that Elizabeth ought to go, because as it is a first visit, and she is the eldest--it will seem more complimentary. Certainly, cried Elizabeth, who was quite as anxious as Margaret to pay the visit, you and I, Emma, must go at all events. But then 1 cant, exclaimed Margaret, and why am 1 to be left out? if Elizabeth goes, because she is eldest, I have the best right to go too, when Pen is away, for I am older than Emma, at all events. But as the visit was paid especially to Emma, rejoined Elizabeth, it is quite impossible that she should give up to you. She must go. Oh, yes, every body must go but me, that is always the way, its very hard. Would not the chaise hold three? suggested Emma, anxious for a compromise, Margaret is so slight, and I am not large, I am sure we could sit so. I dare say you could, replied her further, but I can tell you, you would have to sit in the stable-yard if you did, for the old horse could not draw you, and should not make the attempt--no, no, if Margaret wants to go she may wait till next time--if you pay visits at all, you shall pay them properly. The consequence of this decision on the part of their father, was such an increase of fretfulness in Margaret for the rest of the day, as to make Emma inclined to think the society of her new acq...