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A Wife Manufactured To Order

Auhtor: Alice Fuller

Language: english

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Review by Bob Tobias, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Wife Manufactured To Order':

... city of W - - -a strange sign attracted my attention. I stopped, looked, fairly rubbed my eyes to see if they were rightly focused yes, there it was ...
... and at least live in peace. But - what does this sign mean? I'll find out for myself. A ring of the bell brought a little white-haired, ...
... home, something to live for. Beautiful - golly! I've seen some of the beautifulest women turned out, 'most make your mouth water to look at. And so ...
... me very much of a piece of cold boiled pork, he said: Now, young man, what can I do for you? Want a life-companion, a pleasant one? Man ...
... a variety for a wife - too much talk, you know and he chuckled and laughed like a big baby. What are your prices, may I ask? ...
... in opinion. I wondered what Florence would say. I really believed she cared for me, but she knew how I disliked so many of the topics she persisted ...
... closely to my business I needed recreation, not such things as she would prescribe. Still Florence was interesting to talk to, and I rather liked her ...
... why don't you? he said, and chuckled again. I felt as though I wanted to knock him down for speaking so in that beautiful creature's ...
... leaving the room for a few moments. With that he chuckled still louder and muttered, Bless me, I really believe he thinks her alive. Then ...
... to myself where I could have the smiles, and thought I should be thankful when we were in our own home. During our journey I could not help ...
... Only think of that! - never feel that my wife would ask me to go with her and I have to refuse, then ten to one have her cry and make a fuss about it. ...
... where he can be himself, and if he can't have that privilege at home, what's the use of having a home? - but she was never out of patience, and my wife ...
... said, Precious darling, tired to-night? Great God! I came very near striking her. Margurette, don't call me darling, talk to me ...
... says. Strange I should think of her just then! I asked the servant who admitted me for Miss Florence. She is indisposed and cannot ...
... you lost your reason, Mr. Fitzsimmons? Sit down, pray, and let me call my father. You are ill. Stop, I cried, I do not need your father. ...
... I cried and I had my wife talk the namby-pamby lingo I once thought so sweet. Oh! how I hate her! and I glared at her like a madman. Florence, save ...
... happiness yet. You are not a pauper, said Florence you are the master of your fate, and if you are not happy it is your own fault. ...
... who retains her individuality, a thinking woman. Will you be mine? I will consider the matter favorably, said Florence but we shall have ...
... : IkutaXenophon : HellenicaXenophon (Ancient Greek ???????, Xenoph?n Modern Greek ???????, Ksenofon ??????????, Ksenofontas c. 430 - 354 BC), ...
... Loveship, Marriage is a book of short stories by Alice Munro, published by McClelland and Stewart in 2001. In 2006, the story The Bear Came over ...