Search
Google

Web Pitbook.com
Menu

  • Adults

  • Adventure

  • Business

  • Cooking

  • Current events

  • Education

  • Fiction

  • Poetry

  • Religious

  • Romantism

  • Suspense

  • Theatre

  • Youth


  • AUTRE TEMPS

      Author : Edith Wharton

        There had never been any danger of her being allowed to forget the past. It looked out at her from the face of every acquaintance, it appeared suddenly in the eyes of strangers when a word enlightened them: “Yes, the Mrs. Lidcote, don’t you know?” It had sprung at her the first day out, when, across the dining-room, from the captain’s table, she had seen Mrs. Lorin Boulger’s revolving eye-glass pause and the eye behind it grow as blank as a dropped blind. The next day, of course, the captain had asked: “You know your ambassadress, Mrs. Boulger?” and she had replied that, No, she seldom left Florence, and hadn’t been to Rome for more than a day since the Boulgers had been sent to Italy. She was so used to these phrases that it cost her no effort to repeat them. And the captain had promptly changed the subject.



      This book is in .HTM format

    Newsletter



     
    Home | Free ebooks | Ebooks for sale | Contact | New
     
    All Rights Reserved 2005. http://www.pitbook.com Design by Ades Design