Nothing but the sense of having giving hostages to good behavior rather than honor upheld Kate in the line she had marked out for herself.
They took lodgings in the same quiet house, not far from Lafayette Square--Kate with them.
said Aunt Kate to the servant who was just then bringing in the coffee.
I live in dread of the possible effect on you and Kate of the account of his education by his father--the principles right, the application so wofully wrong.
Boone, who had been insensibly moving Kate from the open doorway, caught her eye fixed on the room, and looking over his shoulder at these jocular words he saw Jones leaning against the post, a wan smile on his face.
I hadn't seen Kate for seven years,--not since she was thirteen; our education intervened.
Nor were the marked affection and confidence shown Kate by everybody in the house a mitigation of this malign fabric of humiliation.
The hardest part of the problem was to get clear of Olympia, for Kate at once made up her mind to quit Washington that very night for home.
This document forms the subject of the "sealed packet" left with Mr. Gosford, and contained in effect these words: "If God spares me to return and marry my beloved Kate within a year, I promise to build a church and dedicate it to my patron saint."
She looked at Kate through swimming eyes, and her voice was lost in sobs as she tried to speak.
Somehow, Nick had got that place on the box seat, and he was beside her, resolutely helping Kate on to the high step.
laughed Angela, as Nick put her and Kate into a carriage which he had secured. "
Of course, if she had been sensible and business-like, she might have told Kate before selling to inquire at some shop what would be a fair price; and then she might have offered the girl that amount.