The Grand Sophy

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WHEN THE REDOUBTABLE SIR HORACE STANTON-LACY IS ORDERED TO SOUTH AMERICA ON DIPLOMATIC BUSINESS HE PARKS HI SONLY DAUGHTER SOPHY ON HIS SISTER IN BERKELEY SQUARE. BUT SOPHY S COUSINS ARE IN A SAD TANGLE. THE HEARTLESS AND TYRANNICAL CHARLES IS BETROTHED TO A PEDANTIC BLUESTOCKING ALMOST AS TIRESOME AS HIMSELF; CECILIA IS BESOTTED WITH A BEAUTIFUL BUT QUITE FEATHER-BRAINED POET; AND HUBERT HAS FALLEN FOUL OF A MONEY-LENDER. IT LOOKS LIKE THE GRAND SOPHY HAS ARRIVED JUST IN TIME TO SAVE THEM ALL- WHEN THE REDOUBTABLE SIR HORACE STANTON-LACY IS ORDERED TO SOUTH AMERICA ON DIPLOMATIC BUSINESS HE PARKS HI SONLY DAUGHTER SOPHY ON HIS SISTER IN BERKELEY SQUARE. BUT SOPHY S COUSINS ARE IN A SAD TANGLE. THE HEARTLESS AND TYRANNICAL CHARLES IS BETROTHED TO A PEDANTIC BLUESTOCKING ALMOST AS TIRESOME AS HIMSELF; CECILIA IS BESOTTED WITH A BEAUTIFUL BUT QUITE FEATHER-BRAINED POET; AND HUBERT HAS FALLEN FOUL OF A MONEY-LENDER. IT LOOKS LIKE THE GRAND SOPHY HAS ARRIVED JUST IN TIME TO SAVE THEM ALL- HIDE

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