Beautiful Emilie Le Breton, parson's daughter on the Isle of Jersey, is only 15 years old and a tomboy. Lillie's mother arranges a brief London visit to show Lillie a Season, but she is too shy and innocent to enjoy it. She falls in love with a local fisherman but her father forbids her to see him again. Determined to marry a wealthy man, she encourages Edward Langtry to court her. Written by
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The morning after the storm, Mr. Langtry observes that the winds are "still about Force 7". This is a reference to the Beaufort Scale of wind velocity, corresponding to 28-33 knots, or 31-38 mph, a "high wind" or "moderate gale". See more