By Georgette Heyer
What with the fear over woman Cardross’s middle and pocket, the much-tried Earl nearly misses the chance to soft the trail of real love in his marriage.
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Unique ebook: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride. ..
But the place can he locate the appropriate lady? She needs to be beautiful, variety, an excellent conversationalist. .. and most crucial, she has to simply accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, fascinating and, so far as an individual understands, negative as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate the proper wife.
Jack's center races while he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal capture. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, sure he might by no means marry a bad woman like her. As they play out a video game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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Allandale's afflicted love, who had been trying the effect of a slightly different tilt to her fetching new hat, turned away from the lookglass, and showed him a countenance glowing with health and beauty. " she said. "I have been quite in a worry, thinking that perhaps you might not be able to. To be sure, I should have known that you would contrive it by some means or other. " Selina could have improved upon this speech, but she had no fault to find with the way in which Letty cast herself upon Mr.
He then drew a picture of the horrifying fates that overtook persons so cork-brained as to walk into the clutches of usurers; moralized in a very edifying way on the evils of improvidence; and demanded from Nell a solemn promise that she would never again try to visit Jew King, or any other moneylender. " Nell said, trying to speak soberly. " She saw that this remark had had anything but a softening effect, and said contritely: "I will never do so again! Of course it would be very bad if I were to continue borrowing, but that I had not the least intention of doing.
Then I won't, of course, and I expect it will answer best for you to approach him, after all," said Letty sunnily. " Much moved, Mr. Allandale pressed several kisses on to her hands, ejaculating in a thickened voice: "So sweet! so innocent! Alas, no, my love! it cannot be! " "Well, I am sure it is not more than you deserve," said Letty warmly. "However, if you believe it would be useless to apply to Lord Roxwell, I won't tease you. " She spoke with optimism, but Mr. Allandale sighed. "I wish we might!
April Lady by Georgette Heyer