鈥業s there a telegram?鈥? Where Fools their happier Rivals be? 鈥楾he second comes to me, crying. 鈥淚 shall never manage my copy,鈥?sighs he. 鈥淚t is not a quarter as good as the picture, and yet I took such pains!鈥?鈥淵es, dear boy, I see that you have taken pains; and that is all that I require. You will do better in time. But dry your tears. Did you really think that I should be angry with you, because your drawing is not perfect?鈥? On the 13th of October, in a letter to Miss Edith Tucker, she observed: 鈥業 have such a nice Missionary companion, Miss Gertrude Clarke.... Batala is filling again; it was so empty during the holidays, that, had not Miss L. been sent to keep me company, I should have had no European within twenty miles. I was sole Missionary here.鈥? So ends the story of Charlotte Maria Tucker; for fifty-four years A Lady of England, and for eighteen years A Lady of India. It is the story of a brave and self-sacrificing life, whether in her quiet English home, or in the vicissitudes of her Indian career. I have done my best to present her simply and truly as that which she was,鈥攁 very unusual and noble character, with of course some of those defects which are found in even the best and noblest of men and women. Charlotte Tucker would herself have been the first to deprecate any attempt to make her out a faultless being. Faultless she was not; but she was singularly true, unselfish, devoted, single-hearted, earnest-minded, and loving. 亚洲五月六月丁香缴情/最新加勒比一本道综合/久草在-在线视烦 - 百度/黄瑟日b网站视频直播 An amusing story is told about these large dinners. In those days the custom of 鈥榙rinking healths鈥?had gained sway to an absurd and objectionable extent; gentlemen being expected to respond to every toast, and not only to sip their wine, but very often to empty their glasses, under pain of giving serious offence. Mr. Tucker always had by his side a decanter of toast and water, from which his glass was filled for the various toasts; and probably those not in the secret counted him a marvellously hard-headed man. One day a guest requested leave to taste this especial wine, which was kept for the host alone, supposing it to be of some very rare and choice vintage. His request was immediately complied with; and the face of the bon-vivant may be imagined when he discovered himself to be drinking toast-and-water. We cannot learn grammar by leger de main. 鈥楴ov. 1. 1888.鈥擳he first of November, darling Laura, and I am preparing for cold weather. I have taken my chhota janwar (little animal, alias dear Fred鈥檚 splendid foot-muff) out of its bag, to keep my feet warm in the morning, before my bath is ready. Eiderdown petticoat, etc., etc. O luxurious Char! It was a pleasure to me to-day to pay F., my new ayah, her first month鈥檚 wages; there was a pleasant, half-grateful look in her eyes.... I like paying wages.