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Tales and Novels — Volume 08 by Maria Edgeworth
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TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME VIII

PATRONAGE, concluded; COMIC DRAMAS; LEONORA; AND LETTERS.

BY

MARIA EDGEWORTH.

IN TEN VOLUMES. WITH ENGRAVINGS ON STEEL.







PATRONAGE




CHAPTER XXXVI.


No less an event than Alfred's marriage, no event calling less imperatively
upon her feelings, could have recovered Lady Jane's sympathy for Caroline.
But Alfred Percy, who had been the restorer of her fortune, her friend in
adversity, what pain it would give him to find her, at the moment when he
might expect her congratulations, quarrelling with his sister--that sister,
too, who had left her home, where she was so happy, and Hungerford Castle,