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A Venetian June

Auhtor: Anna Fuller

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Venetian June':

On verso of t.-p.: 23d printing.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Venetian June':


... advantages, had not yet mastered a word of English. The only feature of the situation intelligible to him, was, that Kenwick, too, discarded his pipe ...
... to her partial eyes. He was gazing straight ahead, with the direct look that his mother liked. He did not seem impatient for an answer he had ...
... footing with him which had been established with Vittorio from the very first. Vittorio was both gay and communicative, and none the less ...
... about the prow. May, who was sailing under the blue banner on this occasion, glanced now and then across the water, at the figure of Nanni, ...
... what she had not ventured before. For it had never been her way to prate of an impossible friendship if she used the word she meant to honour it. ...
... had no intention of owning it. I don't think we need waste any sympathy on the moon, he replied. It's usually cock of the walk here in Venice. ...
... in their pointed outlines as if carved in stone,-as indeed they doubtless are,-while to the northward, looking back across the domes and spires ...
... had gone again to Torcello, this time with a party of old friends who had recently made their appearance in Venice, and whose claims upon her ...
... had come into their mother's room, and were huddling shyly in a corner, gazing wide-eyed and silent, at the strange ladies and the gorgeous roses, ...
... like the soft, lisping tick of certain pleasant old clocks, the nine-o'clock gun roared its admonition from the deck of the guardian of the port, ...
... withdrawn. Pauline caught her breath, and the blood raced through her veins. She was startled, she assured herself, by the suddenness of the flash. ...
... past to the busy present, whose children, even in Venice, must be fed and clothed and transported from place to place. [Illustration: Between ...
... He came up to her and, looking straight into her face, he said: You must come out. The sun will be out before we know it, and one always wants ...
... What had become of the pensive quality of the atmosphere, the brooding melancholy of its impression upon him? Where, he wondered, half-resentfully, ...
... was rowing him swiftly, with the tide, up the Grand Canal. Just as the noon gun roared out from the base of San Giorgio, the Colonel rang the ...
... though perhaps that's not much to brag of. One of them has got the accent and the other the grammar, so they pull very well together. ...
... The band, lurking melodramatically under the gleaming arches of the barge, struck up a prelude, and presently a soprano voice rose high and strong ...
... Uncle Dan interposed hastily. For he hasn't any. I have an idea he is poor, said Pauline. Even poorer than the rest of them. I wonder ...
... Mr. Kenwick row? asked May, lifting a pair of satirical eye-brows. Not for other people, Kenwick laughed. I keep my strength for paddling ...
... Yes, we did, May answered. But we didn't like it so we came back. Miss May was pretty badly frightened, Kenwick observed, with his ...