By Georgette Heyer
Refusing her fortune-hunting suitors, Kitty Charing despairs of discovering a guy who would really like her for herself and runs away, till the hazards of the town make her boldly suggest to the dependent Mr. Standen of London. Reprint.
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The Rector made a silencing gesture with one shapely hand. ‘If your youth, Kitty, did not render your ineligible for such a post, your birth and your breeding most assuredly do. ’ ‘There! ’ interpolated Biddenden. ’ It was his turn to redden, but he did not allow his eyes to waver from hers, and he replied with scarcely a moment’s hesitation:‘The thought, however, has frequently been in my mind. You are young: you have not yet reached your twentieth birthday; I believed that the time to declare myself was not yet.
Ask poor Fish what wage she has received from him for educating me! Ask her what shifts she has often and often been put to to contrive that I should not be dressed in rags! ’ All three gentlemen obeyed her, but perhaps only Lord Biddenden recognized the justice of her complaint. Hugh said: ‘You look very well, Kitty, I assure you. ’ Again, only Biddenden was able to appreciate her feelings. ‘It is not at all to be wondered at. ’ ‘Very true,’ Hugh concurred. ‘I have frequently observed to my uncle that the indulgence of some degree of rational amusement should be granted to you, Kitty.
Put you in a miff! ’ 36 1/30/08 12:05 PM Page 37 cotillion Miss Charing declined the invitation contemptuously. ’ ‘Well, that don’t surprise me,’ returned Freddy. ‘I rather thought it was a hum. ’ ‘No, he is not! ’ enquired Mr Standen anxiously. ‘Not at all sure I won’t rack up for the night here, and go back to London in the morning. The thing is, the old gentleman don’t like me above half, and if his gout’s plaguing him I’d as lief not meet him. Besides, he won’t let me bring my man, and I find it devilish awkward!