The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary
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The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary by Anne Warner This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at http://www.gutenberg.org/license Title: The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary Author: Anne Warner Release Date: May 2005 [Ebook 15775] Language: English ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE REJUVENATION OF AUNT MARY*** The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary By Anne Warner Author of "A Woman's Will," "Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop," "Susan Clegg and a Man in the House," etc. NEW EDITION With Additional Pictures from the Play Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1910 Copyright, 1904, By Ainslee Magazine Company. Copyright, 1905, By Little, Brown, and Company. Copyright, 1907, By Little, Brown, and Company, All rights reserved Fourteenth Printing Printers S.J. Parkhill & Co., Boston, U.S.A. Aunt Mary en Fête. May Robson as "Aunt Mary." Books by Anne Warner A Woman's Will Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary Susan Clegg and Her Neighbor's Affairs Susan Clegg and a Man in the House An Original Gentleman In a Mysterious Way Your Child and Mine 1904 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1909 Contents Illustrations .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter One - Introducing Aunt Mary. . . . . . . . . . .

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary by Anne Warner
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at http://www.gutenberg.org/license
Title: The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary
Author: Anne Warner
Release Date: May 2005 [Ebook 15775]
Language: English
***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE REJUVENATION OF AUNT MARY***
The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary By Anne Warner
Author of "A Woman's Will," "Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop," "Susan Clegg and a Man in the House," etc. NEW EDITION With Additional Pictures from the Play
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1910
Copyright, 1904, By Ainslee Magazine Company. Copyright, 1905, By Little, Brown, and Company. Copyright, 1907, By Little, Brown, and Company, All rights reserved Fourteenth Printing Printers S.J. Parkhill & Co., Boston, U.S.A.
Aunt Mary en Fête. May Robson as "Aunt Mary."
Books by Anne Warner A Woman's Will Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary Susan Clegg and Her Neighbor's Affairs Susan Clegg and a Man in the House An Original Gentleman In a Mysterious Way Your Child and Mine
1904 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1909
Contents
Illustrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter One - Introducing Aunt Mary . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Two - Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Three - Introducing Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Four - Married . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Five - The Day After Falling in Love . . . . . . . Chapter Six - The Other Man . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Seven - Developments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Eight - The Resolution He Took . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Nine - The Downfall of Hope . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Ten - The Woes of the Disinherited. . . . . . . . . Chapter Eleven - The Dove of Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Twelve - A Trap For Aunt Mary . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Thirteen - Aunt Mary Entrapped . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Fourteen - Aunt Mary En Fête . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Fifteen - Aunt Mary Enthralled . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Sixteen - A Reposeful Interval . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Seventeen - Aunt Mary's Night About Town . . . Chapter Eighteen - A Departure And A Return . . . . . . . Chapter Nineteen - Aunt Mary's Return . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Twenty - Jack's Joy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Twenty-One - The Peace and Quiet of the Country Chapter Twenty-Two - "Granite" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter Twenty-Three - "Granite" - Continued. . . . . . . Chapter Twenty-Four - Two Are Company . . . . . . . . . Chapter Twenty-Five - Grand Finale . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Illustrations
"Aunt Mary en fête" (May Robson as "Aunt Mary")Fron-tispiece "'Do not let us play any longer,' she said. 'Let us be in earnest'" "'She's goin' to the city all alone!' Lucinda's voice suddenly proclaimed behind him" Aunt Mary and Her Escorts "The carriage stopped three hundred feet below the level of a roof-garden" "And now the fun's all over and the work begins" "'Yesterday I played poker until I didn't know a blue chip from a white one'" "Aunt Mary had also had her eyes open"
The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary
Chapter One - Introducing Aunt Mary
The first time that Jack was threatened with expulsion from college his Aunt Mary was much surprised and decidedly vexed—mainly at the college. His family were less surprised, viewing the young man through a clearer atmosphere than his Aunt Mary ever had, and knowing that he had barely escaped similar experiences earlier in his career by invariably leaving school the day before the board of inquiry convened. Jack's preparatory days having been more or less tempestous, his family (Aunt Mary excepted) had expected some sort of after-clap when he entered college. Nevertheless, they had fervently hoped that it would not be quite as bad as this. Jack's sister Arethusa was visiting her aunt when the news came. Not because she wanted to, for the old lady was dreadfully deaf and fearfully arbitrary, but because Lucinda had said that she must go to her cousin's wedding, and the family always had to bow to Lucinda's mandates. Lucinda was Aunt Mary's maid,
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