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Then and Now: Or Hope's First School (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Then and Now: Or Hope's First SchoolThat Robert St. George first became acquainted with her. He was young, well-bred and handsome, and in a very short time after their first introduction he began to pay her marked attention, and finally addressed her. In an evil hour Hope listened to his vows of unchanging affection, and gave her heart to the charming stranger. In after years he would have never been her choice, but now, in her young girlhood, he seemedarming stranger. In after years he would have never been her choice, but now, in her young girlhood, he seemed to her perfection. For a'time she forgot ambition, forgot poverty, forgot her studies, ceased to remember everything except the blissful rehec tion that she loved Robert and was beloved by him. For six months she dwelt in a fool's Paradise, she lived for her lover, thought, dreamed and planned for him alone. They were betrothed in the winter, but did not expect to marry.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