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The Step-Mother: A Tale (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Step-Mother: A TaleA pass'ing bow or an occasional word was all that had yet taken place between Mr. Charl ton and Mrs. Latimer, but he now walked down to call upon her, with the determination of showing her every attention in his power. The lady received him with grave politeness, thank ed him for his civility, and easily smoothed down the first roughnesses of new acquaintance. She talked well and sensibly upon various sub jeeta; never referred in first roughnesses of new acquaintance. She talked well and sensibly upon various sub jeeta; never referred in the most remote degree to her own state and station, but spoke a good deal of Miss Charlton, and praised her beauty and grace of demeanor with discrimination and delicacy.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