By Robert Cumming
Taking an unique photographic method of glance intimately at sure issues, those 4 attention-grabbing books supply deeper knowing and richer delight in the worlds of structure, artwork, well-known artists, and myths and legends. writer BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's schooling, London, studied paintings historical past at Cambridge college, and his books have received numerous foreign awards and contain simply glance, simply think, and looking out into work.
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And she'd realized it too late, overwhelmed as she had been with grief for her uncle and hopeless love for John. The minister asked John if he took Claire to be his wife; he replied "Yes," in a terse, forced tone. The same question was put to Claire. She hesitated. At that instant, she felt John's hand grasp hers, hard. She said the word without conscious volition, flushing. He put the ring on her finger, and the minister concluded the service, adding that the groom could kiss the bride. He did, to give him credit, lift the veil from her face and look at her, but his expression was troubled.
He leaned back, watching her with faint affection and touched by her concern. "Do you have a secret regard for me, Claire? " He teased her softly. " The flush grew much worse. She watched feverishly as the familiar Gothic lines of the bank came closer. He would get out of the carriage—and she would be alone with her embarrassment. Why, oh why, had she opened her mouth? He saw her gripping her purse with both hands. While he disliked her intrusion into his privacy, she was just a sweet child whose observations shouldn't upset him.
She asked suddenly. "Uncle Will mentioned that he'd just taken out another loan… " "So he did. The bank will have to foreclose on the house and sell it. You'll get anything over the amount necessary to pay off your uncle's debts, but frankly I doubt there'll be much left. " "I won't sell it," she said through her teeth. " "You have no right to tell me anything. " He only smiled. "I'm your friend, Claire—whether you like to admit it or not. Mr. " "And you will? " "Of course, if it becomes necessary," he said surprisingly.
Art Explained (Annotated Guides) by Robert Cumming