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Madeline Payne, the Detectives Daughter Lawrence L. Lynch

Madeline Payne, the Detectives Daughter

Lawrence L. Lynch

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ISBN : 9782819914587
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463 pages
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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. MAN PROPOSES. -Hm And you scarcely remember your mother, I suppose?- -No, Lucian- I was such a mere babe when she died, I have often wondered what it would beMorepubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. MAN PROPOSES. -Hm And you scarcely remember your mother, I suppose?- -No, Lucian- I was such a mere babe when she died, I have often wondered what it would be like to have a mother. Auntie Hagar was always very kind to me, however- so kind, in fact, that my step-father, fearing, he said, that I would grow up self-willed and disobedient, sent her away, and procured the services of the ugly old woman you saw in the garden. Poor Auntie Hagar, - sighed the girl, -she was sorely grieved at our parting and, that she might be near me, bought the little cottage in the field yonder.- -Oh - ejaculated the man, more as if he felt that he was expected to say something, than as if really interested in the subject under discussion. -Ah er was a was the old lady a property holder, then? Most discharged servants go up and down on the earth, seeking what they may devour in another situation.- That is the strangest part of the affair, Lucian- she had money. Where it came from, I never could guess, nor would she ever give me any information on the subject.