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The Girl from His Town Marie Van Vorst

The Girl from His Town

Marie Van Vorst

Published February 5th 2014
ISBN : 9781495357237
Paperback
106 pages
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The fact that much he said, because of his unconscionable slang, was incomprehensible did not take from the charm of his conversation as far as the Duchess of Breakwater was concerned. The brightness of his expression, his quick, clear look uponMoreThe fact that much he said, because of his unconscionable slang, was incomprehensible did not take from the charm of his conversation as far as the Duchess of Breakwater was concerned. The brightness of his expression, his quick, clear look upon them, his beautiful young smile, his not too frequent laugh, his new gayness, as the duchess called his high spirits, his supernal youth, his difference, credited him with what nine-tenths of the human race lack-charm. His tone was not too crudely western- neither did he suggest the ultra East with which they were familiar. American women went down well enough with them, but American men were unpopular, and when the visitor arrived, Lady Galorey did not even announce him to the party gathered for the first shoot. The others were in the armory when the ninth gun, a young chap, six feet of him, blond as the wheat, cleanly set up and very good to look at, came in with Lily, Duchess of Breakwater. Lady Galorey, his hostess, greeted them. Oh, here you are, are you? Lord Mersey, Sir John Fairthrope. She mumbled the rest of the names of her companions as though she did not want them understood, then waved toward the young chap, calling him Mr. Dan Blair, and he, as she hesitated, added: