Jessie Bell 1857-1917 (Mrs. Henry Mansergh, Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey) Used pseudonyms, mostly “Mrs George de Horne Vaizey”.
The first part of the Christmas holidays had gone with a roar. The Saxon family in conclave agreed that never before had they had so good a time. Invitations poured in; amusement after amusement filled up afternoon and evening; parents and friends alike seemed imbued with a wholly admirable desire to make the season one gay whirl of enjoyment, and then, suddenly, just after the beginning of the New Year, the atmosphere became mysteriously clouded.
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