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A Gentleman Vagabond And Some Others

Auhtor: F Hopkinson Smith

Language: english
Published: 1895

Genres:

short story collection
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Gentleman Vagabond And Some Others':

... of several thousand acres of land and water,-mostly water,-a manor house, once painted white, and a number of outbuildings in various stages of ...
... face, good-humored mouth, and white teeth, the whole enlivened by a pair of twinkling eyes, you forgot for the moment that he was not really ...
... men shook hands. It was beautiful, too, to see the major welcome Jack to his own apartments, dragging up the most comfortable chair in the room, forcing ...
... built into the wall, half full of fragments of old china, and, to do justice to the major's former statement, there was also a pair of dull old mahogany ...
... are very considerate. It will help me to bear my journey. I am very tired, and weaker than I thought for I have not slept for many nights.'. I ...
... of her person that moved me. It was more a certain hopeless sort of sorrow that seemed to envelop her, coupled with an indefinable distrust which I could ...
... De Rescka. I suspected as much.'. Then facing me again, his face losing its suspicious expression:-. 'Monsieur, I am the brother of the countess,-Colonel ...
... satin. The huge life-boat swung above our heads, standing out in strong relief against the sky. After a long pause,-the story had strangely thrilled ...
... wanted something nearer her own age to love, though she never told her father. This was a heartache she kept to herself, perhaps because she hardly ...
... flashing behind, Bader's silk hat burning in front. Then the little insect stopped at a white spot backed by dots of green a small speck broke away, ...
... she make ze bad face. She say with much indignation: 'Monsieur, since I was a baby ze water has not touched my body.' At ze supreme moment, when all ...
... atmosphere. The Tyrolean warbler had just finished her high-keyed falsetto, bowing backward in her short skirts and stout shoes with silver ...
... impossible, improbable way know more of her history. I even lounged into the Casino, tried the door at which I had knocked the night before, and, ...
... board.. JONATHAN. He was so ugly,-outside, I mean: long and lank, flat-chested, shrunken, round-shouldered, stooping when he walked body like a ...
... wolf, this made him ravenous and part bull-terrier, this made him ill-tempered and all the rest poodle, that made him too lazy to move. The wife knew ...
... here and there it shows the trace of some human touch,-and nature is never truly picturesque without it,-the broken-down fence, the sagging bridge, ...
... The blue-shirted porter carried in the bags and alpenstocks, closing the coffee-room door behind them. Suddenly the strange dog, who had been ...
... no reproach for being shut out, and only gratitude for being let in. A moment more, and he was outside again, head in air, looking for his friend. ...
... their striped shirts and caps the coxswain was calling to him, but he made no reply. Say, Mr. Brockway. will you please fill our water-keg. We have ...
... marriages. Each daily devotion includes scripture, a statement of principle, the day's dare, and a journaling area and check box to chart progress. ...