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A Few Short Sketches

Auhtor: Douglass Sherley

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Few Short Sketches':

... oriental odor. It intoxicated me with its subtle perfume. I picked up After-Dinner Stories (Balzac), then a translation from Alfred de Musset, an ...
... small bunch of Russian violets. Evidently they had been worn to the reception, and while I was wondering if she would wear them to the ball I heard ...
... All the evening I found myself nervously looking about for Russian violets, but there were none to be seen. Miss Bolton wore violets, but not ...
... seemed interested, but, when I finished, astonished and grieved me by yawning in my face and calmly stating that he considered the story trivial, far-fetched, ...
... had been burned-their ashes were heaped upon the hearth. There were no written instructions of any kind. There were no mementoes, no keepsakes. ...
... goes everywhere. Her gowns are exquisite and her flowers are always beautiful and rare, because out of season. But neither in season nor out of season ...
... stir. But the poppy on her breast with drooping head uplifted softly cried, Go, quickly go, and-forget! * * * * * I went down ...
... FOR HEART-BREAK A CHRISTMAS GIFT STORY Hat Mark. Shaving Papers. Embroidered Slippers. Onyx Cuff Buttons. Inkstand ...
... as the author of The Perfected Letter Writer-a book which is seldom discussed. But nothing, until now, has been known of his New Cure for Heart-break. ...
... He never said the word. He just loved her, and waited. She grew desperate. She startled him by instituting a quarrel, which was not very much of a quarrel, ...
... from Italy was large in promise, but poor in fulfillment-the place for ink was infinitesimally small. George tried to use it once when he had three ...
... Therefore George held himself, and he was perfectly right, blameless. It was easy enough to slip the picture of a pretty Dancer, who, in that ...
... is sure, it was given away-that much he made clear. When he fell upon the letters with an idea of burning them-which I believe is more general ...
... who have this Christmas tide the heart-ache, and the heart-break of love gone another way, let them try this new cure, and remember the happy, ...
... she should make denial, but why she stormed, wept bitter tears, filled his startled ears with unreasonable reproaches, and upbraided him as an ingrate ...
... feel her sorrow. Rose, cold, selfish, unsympathetic, lamenting the loss of a lover whom she had no power to hold more than the death of her mother, ...
... cool, quiet hands against her face and over her eyelids that so often burned with pain, and to hear that voice, which was never loud and harsh. ...
... infallible, but he is surely human, for when he read the simple words sprawled out upon a sheet of paper, blistered with the tears of the little blind ...
... He (Basil) lived at the club. They spoke of him as being well preserved, whatever that means. He was popular, went to good dinners, and frequently ...
... created by Margaret Sutton, follows a realistic young woman who solves mysteries. Although the series was not quite as popular as Nancy Drew, Judy Bolton ...