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A New Zealand Courtship

Auhtor: Elizabeth Boyd Bayly

Language: english
Published: 1910

Genres:

short story collection
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A New Zealand Courtship':

... Roman in their straightness. As the boy scrambled up the highway side he saw a buggy draw up where the roads crossed, hundreds of yards away. It was ...
... given to him, and the front garden became quite gay. Already, Mrs. Marriott's house was not like other lean-tos down that unfashionable road it ...
... coming upon anyone to help us but from that day I have asked Almighty God that I might pay those debts, sooner or later. And I have one debt of my own.'. She ...
... the lawyer examining her asked her a question that put her blood up so, she would have knocked him down for it rather than answered, if she could. ...
... what they had in hand and what expenses lay before them, and decided that, without imprudence, they could afford the luxury of paying that last bill. It ...
... and the second son, six years younger than John, was old enough to take charge, under his mother. Then Mrs. Harkiss and John thought it was time ...
... He wants. I am not worth enough, maybe.'. The breeze rustled through the gorse cattle lowed in the pastures near. She sat there, in the great silence ...
... now-this won't do,' said Dr. Grant sharply. 'Tell me who it is, and where, and never mind the rest. Get her some water,' he added in a quick ...
... grunts, and Cherry said, 'It was I ran off with the basket, Mr. Chuckers. I beg your pardon if it was a liberty. But if you wouldn't mind taking the ...
... a very small place, and a year spent there would be quite a small piece out of a whole, bright, eager life-and well worth giving. Perhaps her aspect ...
... leave all her work, and tie on her sunbon with trembling hands. 'Don't hurry back, auntie I'll manage,' said Cherry. She was almost too busy to think ...
... it all. The hard crust upon his heart was pierced at last, and he felt the flowing of sweet waters underneath. Pain was there, indeed, and regret and ...
... from the dying fire, and it was all quiet, save for an occasional noise outside, or the sound of a cinder dropping on the hearth, Nackie lay on his stretcher ...
... sent forth to begin again his unequal battle with the world. It was a great mystery. 'But He can,' thought Nackie, 'and if He couldn't, He wouldn't ...
... too much for him: the boy saw that something hard was coming, and braced himself for it. 'I'm afraid, John, you are not strong enough to go,' said ...
... in the family, Hannah thought she might set up a family school. The two boys, Matthew and Mark, who came next to her in age, went out to school. ...
... first. 'My little Effie. She came when I was sixteen, two years after I was laid on my back, so I never nursed her, and I was afraid she wouldn't ...
... that happened to be in the yard, giving some orders, touched his arm. Mr. Smith will excuse my taking this job away from him, he said. Name ...
... you of, my dear be thankful it is not for you to know of some things yet. And they were saved. Thank God.'. Gertrude looked with a kind of reverence ...
... no other plant will ever twine into the same embrace. Fresh leaves and sprays may hide the rent, but behind them the old, twisted wood is found, 'the ...