This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ...The fact, however, was, that in his visit at Boxall Hill, the doctor had been altogether unable to bring on the carpet the matter of this loan. Subjects had crowded themselves in too quickly during that interview,--those two interviews at vor.. 1.--13 Sir Roger's bedside; and he had been obliged to leave without even alluding to the question. " I must at any rate go back now," said he to himself. So he wrote to the squire, saying that he was to be at Boxall Hill again on the following day, and that he would call at the house on his return. " That 's settled, at any rate," said he. " What 's settled? " said Mary. "Why, I must go to Boxall Hill again to-morrow. I must go early, too, so we 'd better both be ofi to bed. Tell Janet I must breakfast at half-past seven." "You could n't take me, could you? I should so like to see that Sir Roger." " To see Sir Roger! Why, he 's ill in bed." "That 's an objection, certainly; but some day, when he 's well, could not you take me over? I have the greatest desire to see a man like that;--a man who began with nothing, and has now more than enough to buy the whole parish of Greshamsbury." " I don't think you 'd like him at all." " Why not? I am sure I should. I am sure I should like him, and Lady Scatcherd too. I 've heard you say that she is an excellent woman." " Yes, in her way; and he, too, is good in his way; but they are neither of them in your way. They are extremely vulgar " " Oh, I don't mind that; that would make them more amusing. One does n't go to those sort of people for polished manners." " I don...
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Published May 16, 2012
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