Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Novel (Romance) | The University of Arkansas Press | 1997
Transcription ELYSIAN PROSPECTS 115
accompany me on my usual summer travels."
The preliminary difficulty was thus adjusted. Mrs. Carter was not
only willing enough, but soon began to show herself eager. We need not
pursue the details which occupied the two ladies till near sunset, when it
became necessary for Mrs. Fairleigh to take her departure. It was agreed
that she was to come for Rose on the ensuing Monday that being the
very day arranged for the departure of Miss Hall. The stately lady at
Fairleigh Lodge was eager that Rose should realize, as soon as possible,
the delights of that Elysian from which Miss Hall was so eager to escape.