Image, How shall I ever tell Aunt Shaw?’ she whispered, after some

How shall I ever tell Aunt Shaw?’ she whispered, after some time of delicious silence. ‘Let me speak to her.’ ‘Oh, no! I owe it to her, – but what will she say?’ ‘I can guess. Her first exclamation will be, “That man!” ‘ ‘Hush!’ said Margaret, ‘or I shall try and show you your mother’s indignant tones as she says, “That woman!”

Elizabeth Gaskell

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