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Atherstone Priory (Classic Reprint)

Atherstone Priory (Classic Reprint)

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'What time did Mary say they would be here, Helen?' asked Dr Tennent, walking, one cold afternoon in February, into the drawing-room at Atherstone Priory, and standing there while he buttoned up his great-coat in preparation for meeting the keen north wind which was whistling drearily without the house. 'What time did she say they would get here? Seven o'clock, was it?'

'No, six, I believe - unless they have changed their minds again since she wrote, which is not improbable. I do wish,' continued Mrs Tennent, laying down her work for a moment to stir the fire, 'I do wish when people fix a time for coming to a place, they would keep to it. There is nothing I dislike more than such perpetual changes, and Mary knows it. I think she might have shown a little more thought.'

'My dear, I don't see how she could help it,' returned the doctor, 'I don't think it was her fault. And, I can't tell what difference it makes whether they come to-day or to-morrow. It is not as if Percy were a stranger, and obliged to stand upon ceremony with us. The great thing is to get him here as quickly as possible; and if he is able to travel sooner than we expected, so much the better. London lodgings are wretched places, and there's no doubt he will be glad enough to find himself at home again.'

There was no answer to this. Percy was not Mrs Tennent's son, and therefore it was not to be expected she could enter so entirely into his father's feelings of satisfaction at his return after a long absence as to exclude all other considerations.

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