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Chapter 26 - (VERSO)

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tour, for he was immensely wealthy[.] But then, alas, shadows began to darken over their path. Cordelia was (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)secretly(end superscript) in love with Bertram herself and when Geraldine told her about the engagement she was simply furious (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Q15(end superscript) All her affection for Geraldine turned to (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)bitter(end superscript) hate and she vowed that she should never marry Bertram. But she pretended to be Geraldine’s friend the same as ever. One evening they were standing on the bridge over a rushing (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)turbulent(end superscript) stream and Cordelia, thinking they were alone, pushed Geraldine over the brink (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)with a wild mocking ‘ha, ha, ha’! (end superscript)But Bertram saw it all and he at once plunged into the current, exclaiming ‘I will save thee, my peerless Geraldine.’ But alas, he had forgotten he couldn’t swim and they were


LMM Notes

LMM Note Q15
especially when she saw the necklace and the diamond ring.