She had risen to meet him, and held out her hand with girlish frankness. She was dressed in a light silk dress; she seemed altogether a young woman. qI have been growing hard in all these years, q she said. qI have had to overtake those pieds enormes.q The readers will not have forgotten that Hubert had thus qualified her lower members. Ignorant as she was, at the moment, of the French tongue, her memory had instinctively retained the words, and she had taken an early opportunity to look out pied in the dictionary. Enorme, of course, spoke for itself.She had risen to meet him, and held out her hand with girlish frankness.
|Title||:||Watch and Ward|
|Publisher||:||BiblioBazaar, LLC - 2008-12|