"You have a marvelous mansion, Lord Tennyson, " one of the ladies smiled at his father. "Very sad Lady Charlotte could not be joining us during these past few days, they've been most entertaining."
"I apologize on her behalf she couldn't be here. "
"Why? Is the lady well?" someone else asked.
"She's better now, lady Anna. Thank you. I believe it was the seasonal indisposition ladies sometimes suffer from when autumn approaches "
"How inconvenient." The lady put her hand over her chest "Very unpleasant. Please, send her my regards, I am looking forward to seeing her next time."
"I will let her know you asked after her, very kind of you. She would've loved to see you. Although my beloved wife has never been much fond of hunting, she would've enjoyed the rest of the activities."