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Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters (abridged)

Read by Patience Tomlinson

Patience Tomlinson’s narration is generally delightful. She distinguishes all of the speakers convincingly, adding to their depth as well...as Molly grows and blossoms, so too does Tomlinson,... More…

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Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)

10:15:12
$156.45
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

THE DAWN OF AS GALA DAY

5:25
$1.05

After the proper amount of exhibition…

3:38
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'Ah, yes! as soon as we have got over the school…'

3:20
$1.05
Show 146 remaining tracks for Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)

A NOVICE AMONG THE GREAT FOLK

4:55
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At length she saw the pretty lady coming back…

5:07
$1.05

Molly - only child as she was…

4:53
$1.05

Mrs. Kirkpatrick came gliding up…

5:02
$1.05

MOLLY GIBSON'S CHILDHOOD

3:16
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Mr. Gibson's domestic affections…

2:48
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MR. GIBSON'S NEIGHBOURS

3:29
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Perhaps the man of all others…

3:14
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If Roger did not do well at Cambridge it was his own fault.

2:54
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CALF-LOVE

5:34
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Mr. Coxe hung his head a little, and meditated.

2:13
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A Visit To The Hamleys

4:12
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'Ah! But it was not a lesson. I remember the painter…'

4:44
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Molly was so deep in one of Sir Walter Scott's novels…

2:32
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FORESHADOWS OF LOVE PERILS

2:22
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So Mr. Gibson rode round to the stables…

4:00
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DRIFTING INTO DANGER

4:04
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During this absence of Molly's…

5:28
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THE WIDOWER AND THE WIDOW

5:22
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But the first day on which Mr. Gibson paid his visit…

2:07
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A CRISIS

4:04
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It was the next morning before Mr. Gibson arrived…

4:56
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For a minute or two he thought it would be kinder…

4:46
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To their surprise, Molly came in, trying hard to look as usual.

3:40
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MAKING FRIENDSHIP

3:30
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It is a question whether Mrs. Kirkpatrick or Molly wished…

4:30
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Mrs. Kirkpatrick led her into Lady Cumnor's presence…

3:03
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Molly had held up all the day bravely…

3:45
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PREPARING FOR THE WEDDING

3:12
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MOLLY GIBSON'S NEW FRIENDS

4:50
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Mr. Preston must have heard her step…

3:51
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MOLLY FINDS HERSELF PATRONISED

3:57
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'I used to think I managed her…'

3:56
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Then the carriage came round…

2:31
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All the gentlemen were gone…

2:45
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THE NEW MAMMA

4:14
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For some time the murmurs and grumblings…

4:26
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THE BRIDE AT HOME

4:21
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Squire Hamley came in.

3:48
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TROUBLE AT HAMLEY HALL

4:53
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The squire asked Molly every day…

4:01
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Mr. Osborne's Secret

3:08
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The last afternoon of her stay at the Hall came.

3:06
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CYNTHIA'S ARRIVAL

5:22
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A woman will have this charm…

4:34
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'Well, then mamma had to go out as a governess…'

5:28
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MRS. GIBSON'S VISITOR'S

5:20
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Molly went back to her seat by Cynthia.

4:31
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THE HALF-SISTERS

4:26
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'We've had our unexpected visitor, too,' said Mr. Gibson.

3:38
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OSBORNE HAMLEY REVIEWS HIS POSITION

3:37
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MRS. GIBSON'S LITTLE DINNER

2:49
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'Ah, Mr. Gibson, I have found out…'

3:51
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HOLLINGFORD IN A BUSTLE

2:47
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The afternoon of the day on which the ball was to take place…

3:24
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A CHARITY BALL

4:41
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Meanwhile Miss Piper and Miss Phoebe…

4:42
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Mr. Preston was looking intently and angrily…

4:59
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Lady Harriet, spied the Gibson party…

5:14
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Molly felt innocent enough, and made no reply.

3:05
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She put her arm in her brother's as she spoke…

2:58
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RIVALRY

4:12
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'Oh, but you must be with us! We must wait…'

4:42
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For some reason or other, unknown to the Gibsons…

4:58
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'I believe I have been very thoughtless…'

4:07
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BUSH-FIGHTING

5:07
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Presently, Osborne came upstairs…

5:47
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Again Cynthia was lost in thought…

4:43
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OLD WAYS AND NEW WAYS

4:50
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COMING EVENTS

4:23
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Lady Harriet was sorry to miss Molly…

4:42
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Cynthia now joined the party, pretty and elegant…

3:25
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BRIGHTENING PROSPECTS

2:00
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‘What's this I hear about Roger?' said Mr. Gibson…

2:59
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'I wish I could tell his mother,' said the squire…

4:27
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A LOVER'S MISTAKE

4:05
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Cynthia did not seem inclined to repeat her saying…

3:18
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THE MOTHER'S MANOEUVRE

4:59
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'I knew,' said she through sobs and tears…

4:52
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'Has mamma told you?' said she…

5:15
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'He's not the eldest son,' continued the squire…

3:12
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'Your Molly is one in a thousand…'

3:49
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MR. KIRKPATRICK , Q.C.

3:17
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MOLLY GIBSON BREATHES FREELY

3:04
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'You see a great deal of Mr. Preston, don't you, Molly!'

4:04
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GATHERING CLOUDS

3:50
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'I'm afraid I'm not as much struck by the wonder of the thing…'

3:01
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THE STORM BURSTS

3:44
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Molly left the path and went straight…

4:12
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'I am quite puzzled by you both,' said Molly.

4:07
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CYNTHIA'S CONFESSION

5:39
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He sate down on the table…

5:35
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'So now you understand it all, Molly.'

5:50
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MOLLY GIBSON TO THE RESCUE

3:46
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It was a cloudy blustering day…

4:43
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'Does she say that to you in cold blood?'

3:23
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Cynthia was on the watch for her return…

3:41
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CONFIDENCES

3:29
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'No one here! What a blessing!'

4:56
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Molly thought for a minute or two…

3:55
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Molly enjoyed her house to herself to the full…

4:00
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HOLLINGFORD GOSSIPS

4:59
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SCANDAL AND ITS VICTIMS

5:16
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'Molly Gibson has lost her character, sister. That's it.'

5:45
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AN INNOCENT CULPRIT

4:45
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'You say you were not acting for yourself…'

4:36
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I hate to have you mixed up in mysteries.'

4:19
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MOLLY GIBSON FINDS A CHAMPION

2:59
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At length he burst in.

4:16
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Lady Harriet, was riding homewards…

4:28
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And he rode home, and told his wife…

1:55
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CYNTHIA AT BAY

4:53
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When she looked back upon her visit…

3:44
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At last she said, 'Molly knows it all.'

4:00
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'TROUBLES NEVER COME ALONE'

3:54
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'But here you are, just in such a position before me, Cynthia!'

3:50
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She laid her hand on the hot damp skin of the horse's shoulder…

3:34
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SQUIRE HAMLEY'S SORROW

4:04
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'Here's Molly,' said Mr. Gibson, choking a little himself…

3:11
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'Some months ago Osborne called.'

3:27
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'Someone must write to Mrs. Osborne Hamley.'

4:29
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UNLOOKED-FOR ARRIVALS

4:18
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The writing this letter was rather difficult work for Molly…

4:27
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Her arms relaxed, her figure swayed…

4:49
$1.05

MOLLY GIBSON'S WORTH IS DISCOVERED

4:43
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After this, long days passed over…

4:17
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When they came within two miles of Hollingford…

4:26
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Molly's delight at seeing her showed itself…

3:08
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AN ABSENT LOVER RETURNS

5:17
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Molly went on with her questions on other subjects.

3:49
$1.05

'I was so sorry to hear how ill you had been!'

3:18
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'OFF WITH THE OLD LOVE, AND ON WITH THE NEW.'

5:11
$1.05

Now Roger spoke to Molly - spoke hurriedly, spoke hoarsely.

4:18
$1.05

BRIDAL VISITS AND ADIEUX

4:03
$1.05

'The squire?' asked Mrs. Gibson in some surprise.

3:36
$1.05

Molly was sitting in the drawing-room pale and trembling…

5:14
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When Molly arrived at the Towers…

4:33
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REVIVING HOPES AND BRIGHTENING PROSPECTS

4:47
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Molly stood up.

4:29
$1.05

MOLLY GIBSON AT HAMLEY HALL

4:00
$1.05

It so happened that on Molly's last morning…

4:36
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ROGER HAMLEY'S CONFESSION

4:51
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One evening after dinner…

4:17
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'My dear boy!' said Mr. Gibson…

4:41
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Mr. Gibson gave Roger's message to his wife…

3:33
$1.05

Having married Cynthia, as her mother put it…

4:41
$1.05
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Contents: FLAC44100

Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)

10:15:12
$186.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

THE DAWN OF AS GALA DAY

5:25
$1.25

After the proper amount of exhibition…

3:38
$1.25

'Ah, yes! as soon as we have got over the school…'

3:20
$1.25
Show 146 remaining tracks for Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)

A NOVICE AMONG THE GREAT FOLK

4:55
$1.25

At length she saw the pretty lady coming back…

5:07
$1.25

Molly - only child as she was…

4:53
$1.25

Mrs. Kirkpatrick came gliding up…

5:02
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON'S CHILDHOOD

3:16
$1.25

Mr. Gibson's domestic affections…

2:48
$1.25

MR. GIBSON'S NEIGHBOURS

3:29
$1.25

Perhaps the man of all others…

3:14
$1.25

If Roger did not do well at Cambridge it was his own fault.

2:54
$1.25

CALF-LOVE

5:34
$1.25

Mr. Coxe hung his head a little, and meditated.

2:13
$1.25

A Visit To The Hamleys

4:12
$1.25

'Ah! But it was not a lesson. I remember the painter…'

4:44
$1.25

Molly was so deep in one of Sir Walter Scott's novels…

2:32
$1.25

FORESHADOWS OF LOVE PERILS

2:22
$1.25

So Mr. Gibson rode round to the stables…

4:00
$1.25

DRIFTING INTO DANGER

4:04
$1.25

During this absence of Molly's…

5:28
$1.25

THE WIDOWER AND THE WIDOW

5:22
$1.25

But the first day on which Mr. Gibson paid his visit…

2:07
$1.25

A CRISIS

4:04
$1.25

It was the next morning before Mr. Gibson arrived…

4:56
$1.25

For a minute or two he thought it would be kinder…

4:46
$1.25

To their surprise, Molly came in, trying hard to look as usual.

3:40
$1.25

MAKING FRIENDSHIP

3:30
$1.25

It is a question whether Mrs. Kirkpatrick or Molly wished…

4:30
$1.25

Mrs. Kirkpatrick led her into Lady Cumnor's presence…

3:03
$1.25

Molly had held up all the day bravely…

3:45
$1.25

PREPARING FOR THE WEDDING

3:12
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON'S NEW FRIENDS

4:50
$1.25

Mr. Preston must have heard her step…

3:51
$1.25

MOLLY FINDS HERSELF PATRONISED

3:57
$1.25

'I used to think I managed her…'

3:56
$1.25

Then the carriage came round…

2:31
$1.25

All the gentlemen were gone…

2:45
$1.25

THE NEW MAMMA

4:14
$1.25

For some time the murmurs and grumblings…

4:26
$1.25

THE BRIDE AT HOME

4:21
$1.25

Squire Hamley came in.

3:48
$1.25

TROUBLE AT HAMLEY HALL

4:53
$1.25

The squire asked Molly every day…

4:01
$1.25

Mr. Osborne's Secret

3:08
$1.25

The last afternoon of her stay at the Hall came.

3:06
$1.25

CYNTHIA'S ARRIVAL

5:22
$1.25

A woman will have this charm…

4:34
$1.25

'Well, then mamma had to go out as a governess…'

5:28
$1.25

MRS. GIBSON'S VISITOR'S

5:20
$1.25

Molly went back to her seat by Cynthia.

4:31
$1.25

THE HALF-SISTERS

4:26
$1.25

'We've had our unexpected visitor, too,' said Mr. Gibson.

3:38
$1.25

OSBORNE HAMLEY REVIEWS HIS POSITION

3:37
$1.25

MRS. GIBSON'S LITTLE DINNER

2:49
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'Ah, Mr. Gibson, I have found out…'

3:51
$1.25

HOLLINGFORD IN A BUSTLE

2:47
$1.25

The afternoon of the day on which the ball was to take place…

3:24
$1.25

A CHARITY BALL

4:41
$1.25

Meanwhile Miss Piper and Miss Phoebe…

4:42
$1.25

Mr. Preston was looking intently and angrily…

4:59
$1.25

Lady Harriet, spied the Gibson party…

5:14
$1.25

Molly felt innocent enough, and made no reply.

3:05
$1.25

She put her arm in her brother's as she spoke…

2:58
$1.25

RIVALRY

4:12
$1.25

'Oh, but you must be with us! We must wait…'

4:42
$1.25

For some reason or other, unknown to the Gibsons…

4:58
$1.25

'I believe I have been very thoughtless…'

4:07
$1.25

BUSH-FIGHTING

5:07
$1.25

Presently, Osborne came upstairs…

5:47
$1.25

Again Cynthia was lost in thought…

4:43
$1.25

OLD WAYS AND NEW WAYS

4:50
$1.25

COMING EVENTS

4:23
$1.25

Lady Harriet was sorry to miss Molly…

4:42
$1.25

Cynthia now joined the party, pretty and elegant…

3:25
$1.25

BRIGHTENING PROSPECTS

2:00
$1.25

‘What's this I hear about Roger?' said Mr. Gibson…

2:59
$1.25

'I wish I could tell his mother,' said the squire…

4:27
$1.25

A LOVER'S MISTAKE

4:05
$1.25

Cynthia did not seem inclined to repeat her saying…

3:18
$1.25

THE MOTHER'S MANOEUVRE

4:59
$1.25

'I knew,' said she through sobs and tears…

4:52
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'Has mamma told you?' said she…

5:15
$1.25

'He's not the eldest son,' continued the squire…

3:12
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'Your Molly is one in a thousand…'

3:49
$1.25

MR. KIRKPATRICK , Q.C.

3:17
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON BREATHES FREELY

3:04
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'You see a great deal of Mr. Preston, don't you, Molly!'

4:04
$1.25

GATHERING CLOUDS

3:50
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'I'm afraid I'm not as much struck by the wonder of the thing…'

3:01
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THE STORM BURSTS

3:44
$1.25

Molly left the path and went straight…

4:12
$1.25

'I am quite puzzled by you both,' said Molly.

4:07
$1.25

CYNTHIA'S CONFESSION

5:39
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He sate down on the table…

5:35
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'So now you understand it all, Molly.'

5:50
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON TO THE RESCUE

3:46
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It was a cloudy blustering day…

4:43
$1.25

'Does she say that to you in cold blood?'

3:23
$1.25

Cynthia was on the watch for her return…

3:41
$1.25

CONFIDENCES

3:29
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'No one here! What a blessing!'

4:56
$1.25

Molly thought for a minute or two…

3:55
$1.25

Molly enjoyed her house to herself to the full…

4:00
$1.25

HOLLINGFORD GOSSIPS

4:59
$1.25

SCANDAL AND ITS VICTIMS

5:16
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'Molly Gibson has lost her character, sister. That's it.'

5:45
$1.25

AN INNOCENT CULPRIT

4:45
$1.25

'You say you were not acting for yourself…'

4:36
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I hate to have you mixed up in mysteries.'

4:19
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON FINDS A CHAMPION

2:59
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At length he burst in.

4:16
$1.25

Lady Harriet, was riding homewards…

4:28
$1.25

And he rode home, and told his wife…

1:55
$1.25

CYNTHIA AT BAY

4:53
$1.25

When she looked back upon her visit…

3:44
$1.25

At last she said, 'Molly knows it all.'

4:00
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'TROUBLES NEVER COME ALONE'

3:54
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'But here you are, just in such a position before me, Cynthia!'

3:50
$1.25

She laid her hand on the hot damp skin of the horse's shoulder…

3:34
$1.25

SQUIRE HAMLEY'S SORROW

4:04
$1.25

'Here's Molly,' said Mr. Gibson, choking a little himself…

3:11
$1.25

'Some months ago Osborne called.'

3:27
$1.25

'Someone must write to Mrs. Osborne Hamley.'

4:29
$1.25

UNLOOKED-FOR ARRIVALS

4:18
$1.25

The writing this letter was rather difficult work for Molly…

4:27
$1.25

Her arms relaxed, her figure swayed…

4:49
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON'S WORTH IS DISCOVERED

4:43
$1.25

After this, long days passed over…

4:17
$1.25

When they came within two miles of Hollingford…

4:26
$1.25

Molly's delight at seeing her showed itself…

3:08
$1.25

AN ABSENT LOVER RETURNS

5:17
$1.25

Molly went on with her questions on other subjects.

3:49
$1.25

'I was so sorry to hear how ill you had been!'

3:18
$1.25

'OFF WITH THE OLD LOVE, AND ON WITH THE NEW.'

5:11
$1.25

Now Roger spoke to Molly - spoke hurriedly, spoke hoarsely.

4:18
$1.25

BRIDAL VISITS AND ADIEUX

4:03
$1.25

'The squire?' asked Mrs. Gibson in some surprise.

3:36
$1.25

Molly was sitting in the drawing-room pale and trembling…

5:14
$1.25

When Molly arrived at the Towers…

4:33
$1.25

REVIVING HOPES AND BRIGHTENING PROSPECTS

4:47
$1.25

Molly stood up.

4:29
$1.25

MOLLY GIBSON AT HAMLEY HALL

4:00
$1.25

It so happened that on Molly's last morning…

4:36
$1.25

ROGER HAMLEY'S CONFESSION

4:51
$1.25

One evening after dinner…

4:17
$1.25

'My dear boy!' said Mr. Gibson…

4:41
$1.25

Mr. Gibson gave Roger's message to his wife…

3:33
$1.25

Having married Cynthia, as her mother put it…

4:41
$1.25
Hide 146 tracks for Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)