By Elizabeth Mansfield
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For information address: The Berkley Publishing Group. Y. 10016. ISBN: 0-515-08742-4 Jove Books are published by The Berkley Publishing Group, 200 Madison Avenue, New York. Y. 10016. The words "A JOVE BOOK" and the "J" with sunburst are trademarks belonging to Jove Publications, Inc. PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Prologue If he kept his gaze on the river and didn't look at the devastation on the banks at either side, he might almost believe it was a peaceful day. The cracking reports of thousands of guns and the boom of the cannon had momentarily ceased, and the smoke of battle was beginning to dissipate into a thin haze, not very different from what one would expect on any July afternoon in Spain.
Prickett said with forced patience. "He must be dead," Lady Sybil said funereally. "I feel sure he must be dead. " "We've had a letter from Sir Arthur, you know," Charles added. "It doesn't offer a word of hope. " "Nevertheless, we must keep looking. The law is quite clear on that point. " "No, nothing of any significance. Would you like to see it? " Mr. Prickett found the letter and scanned it quickly. "Well, my lord, you seem to be right. " There was a moment of glum silence while Mr. Prickett perused the letter more carefully.
Nell urged a little breathlessly. " Sybil turned to her ward with a desperate suggestion. "It was a lover's quarrel, wasn't it? Nothing but a lover's quarrel. Tell me that I've hit on the truth of it! It can be mended, can't it? It must be mended. I will go to see Nigel tomorrow and explain that you cried all night. " Nell shook her head. " Sybil's face puckered and tears filled her eyes. "Of course it was a lover's quarrel. What else could it have been? Nell, my dear girl, don't you know I want the best for you?
The Phantom Lover by Elizabeth Mansfield