Darracott Hall was the scene of much disagreement and awkward confusion when young Hugh Darracott -- the undistinguished son of the family's black sheep -- emerged as the heir to the family title. Hugh was known unaffectionately as "the weaver's brat," and it seemed that the fine old family... read more
“I may be clearly unequal to the role I assumed, but I do hope it may be chalked up somewhere to my credit that I did at least attempt it.”Vincent Darracott
“The prospect of having an eager stripling following him like a tantony-pig was not one which Vincent could bring himself to contemplate with enthusiasm...”"Eager stripling" being Richmond
“You must never marry. Don’t, I do earnestly beg of you, allow yourself to be taken in by any lure thrown out to you! You cannot hope to find a lady who will like you better than you like yourself.”Anthea to Vincent
“He must be queer in his attic!”Claud about Lord Darracott
‘If I get what I want.’Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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