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Mary Fenwick's Daughter a Novel (Classic Reprint)

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Mary Fenwick's Daughter a Novel (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Mary Fenwick's Daughter a NovelCaptain fenwick had a weakness for the name Mary. Hackneyed it undoubtedly was, disfigured by abbreviations it might be, but, to his taste, the name was exceptionally desirable, and he said, Call her Mary. Yes, of course, she must be called Mary when his daughter was born.Mrs. Fenwick was flattered by the decree, for the name was hers, yet she foresaw that the presence of two Mary Fenwicks in one house would insure awkward r the name was hers, yet she foresaw that the presence of two Mary Fenwicks in one house would insure awkward complications of which Mary? What Mary old Mary and young Mary she foresaw that a pair of Marys would turn the name to a conundrum: therefore, long after Miss Mary Fenwick could walk and talk, ay, even after she could run and read, that indiscriminating appellation Baby still clung to her, and was allowed to cling.But when a governess arrived at Combe, and the nursery was promoted to school-room, a struggle was made by the household after an appropriate and yet distinctive name for the child.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more