Books > Old Books > Creatures Of Circumstance (1947)


Page 14

THE COLONEL'S LADY

my book is giving a cocktail party at Claridge's. I'd like you to come to that if you wouldn't mind."
" Sounds like a crashing bore, but if you really want me to come I'll come."
" It would be sweet of you."
George Peregrine was dazed by the cocktail party. There were a lot of people. Some of them didn't look so bad, a few of the women were decently turned out, but the men seemed to him pretty awful. He was introduced to everyone as Colonel Peregrine, E. K. Hamilton's husband, you know. The men didn't seem to have anything to say to him, but the women gushed.
" You must be proud of your wife. Isn't it wonderful? You know, I read it right through at a sitting, I simply couldn't put it down, and when I'd finished I started again at the beginning and read it right through a second time. I was simply thrilled."
The English publisher said to him:
" We've not had a success like this with a book of verse for twenty years. I've never seen such reviews."
The American publisher said to him:
" It's swell. It'll be a smash hit in America. You wait and see."
The American publisher had sent Evie a great spray of orchids. Damned ridiculous, thought George. As they came in, people were taken up to Evie, and it was evident that they said flattering things to her, which she took with a pleasant smile and a word or two of thanks. She was a trifle flushed with the excitement, but seemed quite at her ease. Though he thought the whole thing a lot of stuff and nonsense George noted with approval that his wife was carrying it off in just the right way.
" Well, there's one thing," he said to himself, "you can see she's a lady and that's a damned sight more than you can say of anyone else here."
He drank a good many cocktails. But there was one thing

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE my book is giving a cocktail party at Claridge's. I'd like you to come to that if you wouldn't mind." "Sounds like a crashing bore, but if you really want me to come I'll come." "It would be sweet of you." George Peregrine was dazed by what is cocktail party. There were a lot of people. Some of them didn't look so bad, a few of what is women were decently turned out, but what is men seemed to him pretty awful. He was introduced to everyone as Colonel Peregrine, E. K. Hamilton's husband, you know. what is men didn't seem to have anything to say to him, but what is women gushed. "You must be proud of your wife. Isn't it wonderful? You know, I read it right through at a sitting, I simply couldn't put it down, and when I'd finished I started again at what is beginning and read it right through a second time. I was simply thrilled." what is English publisher said to him: "We've not had a success like this with a book of verse for twenty years. I've never seen such reviews." what is American publisher said to him: "It's swell. It'll be a smash hit in America. You wait and see." what is American publisher had sent Evie a great spray of orchids. Damned ridiculous, thought George. As they came in, people were taken up to Evie, and it was evident that they said flattering things to her, which she took with a pleasant smile and a word or two of thanks. She was a trifle flushed with what is excitement, but seemed quite at her ease. Though he thought what is whole thing a lot of stuff and nonsense George noted with approval that his wife was carrying it off in just what is right way. "Well, there's one thing," he said to himself, "you can see she's a lady and that's a damned sight more than you can say of anyone else here." He drank a good many cocktails. But there was one thing where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" Creatures Of Circumstance (1947) where is a href="default.asp" where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 14 where is p align="center" where is strong THE COLONEL'S LADY where is p align="justify" my book is giving a cocktail party at Claridge's. I'd like you to come to that if you wouldn't mind." " Sounds like a crashing bore, but if you really want me to come I'll come." " It would be sweet of you." George Peregrine was dazed by what is cocktail party. There were a lot of people. Some of them didn't look so bad, a few of what is women were decently turned out, but what is men seemed to him pretty awful. He was introduced to everyone as Colonel Peregrine, E. K. Hamilton's husband, you know. what is men didn't seem to have anything to say to him, but what is women gushed. " You must be proud of your wife. Isn't it wonderful? You know, I read it right through at a sitting, I simply couldn't put it down, and when I'd finished I started again at what is beginning and read it right through a second time. I was simply thrilled." what is English publisher said to him: " We've not had a success like this with a book of verse for twenty years. I've never seen such reviews." what is American publisher said to him: " It's swell. It'll be a smash hit in America. You wait and see." what is American publisher had sent Evie a great spray of orchids. Damned ridiculous, thought George. As they came in, people were taken up to Evie, and it was evident that they said flattering things to her, which she took with a pleasant smile and a word or two of thanks. She was a trifle flushed with what is excitement, but seemed quite at her ease. Though he thought what is whole thing a lot of stuff and nonsense George noted with approval that his wife was carrying it off in just what is right way. " Well, there's one thing," he said to himself, "you can see she's a lady and that's a damned sight more than you can say of anyone else here." He drank a good many cocktails. But there was one thing where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") % travel books: Creatures Of Circumstance (1947) books

Book Pages: default , 001 , 002 , 003 , 004 , 005 , 006 , 007 , 008 , 009 , 010 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 016 , 017 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 031 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 070 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 310