Charity Girl Author:Georgette Heyer The viscount thought he had seldom seen a more pathetic picture. Not only was Cherry Steane's countenance woebegone, but the shoes and the hem of the duffle cloak she wore were sadly missied. She looked to be hot, tired, and despairing. — Cherry succeededin mastering her agitation, "I beg your pardon!" she uttered. "It was only because you look... more » so kind, sir, and talked to me last night--that I ask you to take me to London with you in your carriage. But it was wrong of me. My--my affairs are not your concerns!"