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A Lady of Quality

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924)

1. 00 - Preface
2. 01 - Chapter I -- The twenty-fourth day of November 1690
3. 02 - Chapter II -- In which Sir Jeoffry encounters his offspring
4. 03 - Chapter III -- Wherein Sir Jeoffry's boon companions drink a toast
5. 04 - Chapter IV -- Lord Twemlow's chaplain visits his patron's kinsman, and Mistress Clorinda shines on her birthday night
6. 05 - Chapter V -- 'Not I,' said she. 'There thou mayst trust me. I would not be found out.'
7. 06 - ChapterVI -- Relating how Mistress Anne discovered a miniature
8. 07 - Chapter VII -- 'Twas the face of Sir John Oxon the moon shone upon
9. 08 - Chapter VIII -- Two meet in the deserted rose garden, and the old Earl of Dunstanwolde is made a happy man
10. 09 -Chapter IX -- 'I give to him the thing he craves with all his soul -- myself'
11. 10 - Chapter X -- 'Yes -- I have marked him'
12. 11 - Chapter XI -- Wherein a noble life comes to an end
13. 12 - Chapter XII -- Which treats of the obsequies of my Lord of Dunstanwolde, of his lady's widowhood, and of her return to town
14. 13 - Chapter XIII -- Wherein a deadly war begins
15. 14 - Chapter XIV -- Containing the history of the breaking of the horse Devil, and relates the returning of his Grace of Osmonde from France
16. 15 - Chapter XV -- In which Sir John Oxon finds again a trophy he had lost
17. 16 - Chapter XVI -- Dealing with that which was done in the Panelled Parlour
18. 17 - Chapter XVII -- Wherein his Grace of Osmonde's courier arrives from France
19. 18 - Chapter XVIII -- My Lady Dunstanwolde sits late alone and writes
20. 19 - Chapter XIX -- A piteous story is told, and the old cellars walled in
21. 20 - Chapter XX -- A noble marriage
22. 21 - Chapter XXI -- An heir is born
23. 22 - Chapter XXII -- Mother Anne
24. 23 - Chapter XXIII -- 'In One who will do justice, and demands that it shall be done to each thing He has made, by each who bears His image'
25. 24 - Chapter XXIV -- The doves sate upon the window-ledge and lowly cooed and cooed

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Summary

Set in late 1600's England, the story follows the life of a woman living an unconventional life. The loves of her life and all of its ups and downs are included.

Reviews

Julie

- Review A Lady of Quality

Well this is not one of her best works but it is still good. The narrator is a good reader but a bit boaring and hard to listen to. But I love the authors work so much that I stuck with it till the end.