By Amanda McCabe
A brand new large Regency. desirous to discover London with out her chaperone, woman Emma Watson dons an easy maid's outfit and units out to find the city-and a brand new love.
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A lady maintained proper posture at all times. She always appeared serene and cheerful. She never laughed too loud or danced too long with any one partner. Natasha reached up to fuss with Emma’s bow-trimmed bonnet and the collar of her blue velvet spencer, while her aunt peered at her closely. Aunt Lydia, the Countess Suvarova, looked far younger than her fifty-something years, and her green eyes were sharper than those of many a young miss. Or of any sharpshooter in the army, which was a more apt description, since Emma always felt she was caught in the fireline when her aunt looked at her in that way.
It was only much later that she remembered she had not met Lord Osborn’s son, after the evening was at long last over, and Sir Jeremy was assisting her into the carriage. “I beg you to remember your promise to go for a drive with me, Lady Emma,” Sir Jeremy said, looking intently into her eyes. ” “Of course I will not forget. Good evening, Sir Jeremy,” she said, smiling politely. He pressed a quick kiss to her gloved hand before the carriage door shut between them and the vehicle jolted into motion.
How she wished she could be a part of it! She would so love to dance, to laugh, to flirt with some handsome swain. Just to have a conversation that was not fraught with etiquette would be a veritable heaven. As she sat there, her gaze darting from one scene to another, a young couple passed on the fringes of the crowd, hand in hand. The man pulled the girl into his arms, twirling her about to the tune until she giggled. He kissed her cheek, softly, tenderly, and then they vanished back into the throng, replaced by a laughing, robust husband and wife, who trailed behind them a brood of rambunctious children.