By Stephanie Laurens
Unique e-book: 1996
Seeing his brother fortunately settle for marriage, Harry Lester is a bit more wary, after being burned by way of love as soon as sooner than. His likelihood assembly with Lucinda Babbacombe brings him yet one more state of affairs for strength love. And who wouldn't fall for a wise, business-savvy good looks? It doesn't take lengthy earlier than Lucinda falls in love with Harry and needs to marry him. Harry has his reservations, yet will he be ready to withstand the seduction of pass over Lucinda Babbacombe?
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Amidst raillery and light conversation, the time passed better than Georgiana had expected. The ice had been broken. Still, she felt on edge around Mr Gatley, and whenever his gaze landed on her, she turned aside. They played until late. Miss de Bourgh and Mrs Jenkinson, who had not participated, had long since excused themselves, but to Georgiana’s surprise, Lady Catherine persevered. When Lady Catherine finally stood up, she did not retire. Instead, she declared that they were in need of refreshments and that they would resume their playing after a light supper.
You could not have brought an infant into my presence in wet clothes. ” Mr Collins expressed his regrets once again and promised that, should such a deplorable event occur another time, he would keep her ladyship’s advice in mind. Lady Catherine now rose, a signal that they would be going into dinner, and, as they gathered to form a line, her imposing voice could be heard correcting everyone in matters of precedence. “We do not have enough gentlemen,” she said. “If I had known the colonel was not coming, I would have invited Mr Gatley to dine with us.
Unless, of course, she disapproves of our presence in her home, 36 THE DARCY COUSINS and her silence is prompted by disdain or arrogance. Miss Darcy, you know her better than we do. ” Georgiana was at a loss to provide them with more information. She could not imagine that Anne was so very proud. But she was by no means certain. She could only remark, rather guiltily, that she had no idea. To herself, she admitted uncomfortably that she had not made any genuine effort to speak to her cousin for years.