"Not a farthing. The creditors may be thankful if they are fully paid."
"Ellinor will have the rent of this house, which is hers by right of her mother's settlement, to live on."
"One hundred and twenty pounds."
Miss Monro's lips went into a form prepared for whistling. Mr. Ness continued:
"She is at present unwilling enough to leave this house, poor girl. It is but natural; but she has no power in the matter, even were there any other course open to her. I can only say how glad, how honoured, I shall feel by as long a visit as you and she can be prevailed upon to pay me at the Parsonage."
"Where is Mr. Corbet?" said Miss Monro.
"I do not know. After breaking off his engagement he wrote me a long letter, explanatory, as he called it; exculpatory, as I termed it. I wrote back, curtly enough, saying that I regretted the breaking-off of an intercourse which had always been very pleasant to me, but that he must be aware that, with my intimacy with the family at Ford Bank, it would be both awkward and unpleasant to all parties if he and I remained on our previous footing. Who is that going past the window? Ellinor riding?"
Miss Monro went to the window. "Yes! I am thankful to see her on horseback again. It was only this morning I advised her to have a ride!"
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- 2Numabo's village might fall into Usanga's hands and then
- 3the night in a large tree that overhung the river only
- 4village Usanga had gone out in search of the plane, prompted
- 5the leadership of each to men whom he believed that he
- 6a most unlovely band and chief among them in authority
- 7Manu, the monkey, had seen the two Tarmangani pass two
- 8fly, so great would be the respect of all the tribesmen
- 9out to be lignite of little value, in the sandstone (probably
- 10days before. Chattering and scolding, he told Tarzan all
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