clarence phillips

Woman reading in rocking chair. Good Housekeeping, July 1913. Cover art by Clarence Coles Phillips (1880-1927).

“Then Faversham rose suddenly. He stooped over her. She heard his voice, hoarse and broken in her ears: “Lydia ­I love you! ­I love you ­with all my heart! ­and all my strength!  Don’t, for God’s sake, let us make believe with each other!  And ­I believe,” he added, after a moment, in a lower tone, “I believe ­that you love me!” – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward in this issue.