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A War Time Wooing

Auhtor: Charles King

Language: english

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Review by Stephen M. Charme, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A War Time Wooing':

A War Time Wooing A Story Charles King by Charles King. Excerpt from the book... After months of disaster there had come authentic news of victory. All Union-loving men drew a long breath of relief when it was certain that Lee had given up the field and fallen back across the Potomac

Excerpts from the Book 'A War Time Wooing':


... for what you have done for father-for us, this evening. What would we have done without you? That is nothing. There is no time now-but next ...
... He humbly rang at the basement door sent up a note and, recognizing Hollins's writing, she had gone down and questioned him. He sadly told her ...
... In his breast-pocket he carries the compact little wad of letters, all addressed to himself, all written in her own delicate and dainty hand, yet sealed ...
... is rushing to and fro then savage exclamations, shouts of Kill him! Hang him! Run him down to the creek and duck him! and the brigade commander, ...
... saying she was Guthrie Warren's sister. I knew him well at college, and an idea occurred to me. I took your picture, wrote a note, and had Rix ...
... deserve-They won't help me. You see to it, will you, that this is buried on my heart? It's her picture, and some letters. Promise. Abbot ...
... station clinging to the arm of a sad, stern-featured old man. People eyed them with respect and sympathy, not unmixed with rural curiosity, for ...
... of August, and he forgave him and fathomed the secret in his daughter's breast as she stood breathing very quickly, her cheek flushing, her eyes ...
... you saw him the night of the battle, did you not? Not the night after, but the night before. We left him with the wagons when we marched ...
... here, and he has one secret to guard from all-his little girl's. No one must know, none suspect that. In the bitterness of desolation, still stunned ...
... Come with me, two of you, says the lieutenant, quickly, and, followed by a brace of his guard, he crosses the street, and his lantern is ...
... as their conception of the regimental sentiment, Oh, Willie, we have missed you. And so the chorus goes up and down the Shenandoah, and the time-worn ...
... Some more of that, Belshazzar these gentlemen will join me. How he, who is so blue-blooded, seems to be on such terms of intimacy with Hollins ...
... a tall and bearded sergeant. Whatever it is, it don't amount to shucks. The infantry isn't called for. But that it amounts to more than shucks, ...
... On the other hand, analyzing the situation, the colonel is compelled to realize that to any one but himself the doctor's story would appear ...
... her own right. Paul Abbot's blood was blue as the doctrines of the Puritans. Without being a beauty in face or form, Miss Winthrop was unquestionably ...
... should have sought and won another's love even while your honor was pledged to me, is more than enough. I do not ask release. I break the ...
... man, after looking over some memoranda. The quartermaster, ordinarily. The mail-bag was carried to and from the railway about thrice a week, ...
... thrice, as footsteps are heard in the hall, she glances quickly towards the doorway then that a shade of disappointment gathers on her brow as no ...
... he claimed. Do you mean that he knows it? Has he been accused? asks Abbot. Certainly. That's what I came down here for he wanted his ...