Archive | June 5, 2019

Agnes Grey (Chapter 8)

CHAPTER VIII THE ‘COMING OUT’ At eighteen, Miss Murray was to emerge from the quiet obscurity of the schoolroom into the full blaze of the fashionable world—as much of it, at least, as could be had out of London; for her papa could not be persuaded to leave his rural pleasures and pursuits, even for […]

Agnes Grey (Chapter 7)

CHAPTER VII HORTON LODGE The 31st of January was a wild, tempestuous day: there was a strong north wind, with a continual storm of snow drifting on the ground and whirling through the air.  My friends would have had me delay my departure, but fearful of prejudicing my employers against me by such want of […]