Archive | June 13, 2019

Agnes Grey (Chapter 19)

CHAPTER XIX THE LETTER My father’s mortal remains had been consigned to the tomb; and we, with sad faces and sombre garments, sat lingering over the frugal breakfast-table, revolving plans for our future life.  My mother’s strong mind had not given way beneath even this affliction: her spirit, though crushed, was not broken.  Mary’s wish […]

Agnes Grey (Chapter 18)

CHAPTER XVIII MIRTH AND MOURNING The 1st of June arrived at last: and Rosalie Murray was transmuted into Lady Ashby.  Most splendidly beautiful she looked in her bridal costume.  Upon her return from church, after the ceremony, she came flying into the schoolroom, flushed with excitement, and laughing, half in mirth, and half in reckless […]