By Suzanne Enoch
All of London is abuzz with the go back of the definitely appealing, lately widowed Diane Benchley. Will she remarry? what is going to she do together with her past due husband’s fortune? Sociey is surprised by way of her announcement—at the Grand Ball, of all places!—that she plans to open an unique gentleman’s gaming membership within the relatives mansion. yet nobody is extra surprised than the Marquis of Haybury, Oliver Warren.
Years in the past, Oliver and Diane shared a personal indiscretion. Now Diane threatens to bare Oliver’s such a lot ungentlemanly secrets…unless he is of the same opinion to aid her. A infamous gambler—and rake—Oliver is overqualified to teach Diane within the methods and technique of working her institution. yet outstanding a care for Diane may well simply be the most important hazard Oliver has ever taken. This time, the one factor he has to lose is his heart…
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HOW LITTLE MARGERY WAS MADE 25 PRINCIPAL OF A COUNTRY COLLEGE. MRS. WILLIAMS, who kept a college for instructing little gentlemen and ladies in the Science of A, B, C, was at this time very old and infirm, and wanted to give up teaching. This being told to Sir William Dove, who lived in the parsent for Mrs. Williams, and desired ish, he she would examine Little Two Shoes, and see whether she was qualified for the office. This was done, and Mrs. Williams made the following report in her favor, namely, that Little Margery was the best scholar, and had the best head and the best heart of any one she had examined.
Ed ag Shoes taught her to spell set up pear, plum, She soon top, ball, pin, puss, dog, hog, fawn, buck, doe, lamb, sheep, ram, co\v, bull, cock, hen, and many more. The next place we came to was Gaffer Cook's cottage. Here a number of poor children were met to who all came round little Margery at once learn ; ; and, having pulled out her letters she asked the He little boy next her what he had for dinner. 1 The History 8 of answered bread (the poor children in many places live very hard). " He put up the letter B, to which the next added r, and the next e, the next a, the next d, and it stood thus, Bread.
Soft words and hard arguments. Honey catches more flies than vinegar. To forget a wrong is the best revenge. Patience Where When is a plaster for pride goes, all shame sores. will follow. vice enters the room, vengeance is near the door. Industry her left. is Make much fortune's right hand, of threepence, or and frugality you ne'er will be worth a groat. LESSON A lie III. stands upon one leg, but truth upon two. When a man talks much, believe but half he says. Fair words butter no parsnips. Bad company poisons the mind.