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THE AUTHOR OF DOROTHY,' “ DE CRESSY,'
“STILL WATERS,' &c.
249. y .453.
Mrs. GREY had omitted her visits to the Chase since her sister-in-law's death, and she felt it to be her duty to ascertain how far her sinister predictions were justified as to the ill effects which must ensue from leaving Thomasina without even nominal control. She wrote to ask Sir Richard whether it would be convenient to receive her for the month of September, and Sir Richard acquiesced of course, and directed Thomasina to see that her room was ready. “Aunt Thomasina is coming on Wednesday, and I feel just as if I were going to the dentist's, Thomasina remarked to her father ; yet she VOL. II.