Mary BramstonA steadfast woman, Londres, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1871, p. 237.

I quite forgot; ‘ said Arnold suddenly. ‘I hope my coat has not horrrified you, Essie; I am afraid it must be very shabby, though I can’t see it, to bear out my character as cad – a caddis case, in fact, if you will forgive so execrable a pun. I assure you it is the first I have had made for half-a-dozen years.’

‘Let us hope that i twill last another half-dozenn’ said Essie, with a laugh. ‘And don’t revile yourself in that wayn

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