Charity Girl Author:Georgette Heyer The Viscount thought he had seldom seen a more pathetic picture. Not only was Cherry Steans's countenance woebegone, but the shoes and the hem of the duffle cloak she wore were sadly muddied. She looked to be hot, tired and despairing — Cherry succeeded in mastering her agitation. "I beg your pardon!" she uttered. "it was only because you looked ... 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 concern!"