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Watering-Place

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A VEIN of rather chilly malice is often to be detected in those brought up by aunts. With some—Saki, for instance—the malice strikes but so bright a shower of sparks as to disguise the chill: with others, including Mr. Liddell (whether his character of nephew be real or assumed), the chill all but congeals the malice.

Warmth, no doubt, is far from being the predominant characteristic of a decayed watering place, such as that which harboured the aunts in question.

" We might have the murderer and the drunken woman against the vile vicar and the embezzler's wife," murmurs Aunt Anne as she arranges a croquet party".

We can scarcely doubt that a light rain falls continuously on the Handborough of the aunts, crumbling the wall that divides them from the deplorable building estate at Kidron

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Author(s):
Liddell, R
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First published 1945
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
142
Publisher:
Alden Press
Title:
Watering-Place

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A VEIN of rather chilly malice is often to be detected in those brought up by aunts. With some—Saki, for instance—the malice strikes but so bright a shower of sparks as to disguise the chill: with others, including Mr. Liddell (whether his character of nephew be real or assumed), the chill all but congeals the malice.

Warmth, no doubt, is far from being the predominant characteristic of a decayed watering place, such as that which harboured the aunts in question.

" We might have the murderer and the drunken woman against the vile vicar and the embezzler's wife," murmurs Aunt Anne as she arranges a croquet party".

We can scarcely doubt that a light rain falls continuously on the Handborough of the aunts, crumbling the wall that divides them from the deplorable building estate at Kidron

Author(s):
Liddell, R
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First published 1945
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
142
Publisher:
Alden Press
Title:
Watering-Place

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