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A Mountain Woman

Auhtor: Elia Peattie

Language: english

Genres:

fiction and literature,  women studies,  short story collection
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Review by Joanna Daneman, June 2010


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

A mountain woman.--Jim Lancys Waterloo.--The three Johns.--A resuscitation.--Two pioneers.--Up the gulch.--A Michigan man.--A lady of yesterday.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Mountain Woman':


... bottom of it, but I asked no questions and I did not hear from him for months. Then I got a letter from Colorado. I have married a mountain woman, ...
... I am too healthy.. How did Mrs. Brainard like such a motley crew.. She was wonderful - perfectly wonder- ful. Those insulting creatures were ...
... figure. I saw her look back with that expression of deprivation at the sky line. It's like liv- ing after the world has begun to die, said the ...
... no indication of the line to make them turn up a smooth bit of road that curved away neatly 'mid the ragged grasses. At the end of it, in a clump of ...
... have liked to go to church, but the horses were too tired to be taken out, and she did not feel well enough to walk far besides, Jim got no particular ...
... is. I was just mentioning it to the gentleman, he added, dryly. So I saw, said the other you're kind a emphatic in yer remarks. Yeh ought to give ...
... recollection of a thousand tender moments of his dimly remembered youth. You'll get on if we have anything to do with it, he cried, suppressing an ...
... nation of a Western woman, for the purpose of living at the least possible expense, and making the most she could while the baby was getting out of her ...
... that Waite himself had erected for her convenience. She thought it would be a long time before any one reached her, but she had hardly had time to bathe ...
... of you just the same. Gillispie agrees with me.. Damme, yes, muttered Gillispie, feeling of his hip-pocket for consolation in his old manner. Catherine ...
... scene in which Zoe Le Baron had figured. He learned by a paper that she had gone to Europe. He was glad of that. For there were hours in which he imagined ...
... the warden, I should not give this letter to you. It isn't the sort we approve of. But you're in for a good spell, and if there is anything that can ...
... one strike at sin. Father de Smet could draw a fine line, too, between the things which were bad in themselves, and the things which were only extrinsically ...
... will open too soon. Buds,' I have cried to them, 'do not dare to open yet, or you will be horribly passe by Easter. Have the kindness, will you, to save ...
... of his silk hat, and frequently wiped it with a handker- chief on which his monogram was worked in blue. When the 'busses brought up their loads, ...
... different if I'd had any one t' help me stand it. But th' men were always findin' fault. They blamed me fur everythin'. I used t' lie awake at night an' ...
... there is your house, - the house with the bath-room. But I suppose you'll have other rooms.. Peter laughed a little in spite of himself. I ...
... and his strength waned. At last he got a man in a drug-store to search the directory for his sister's resi- dence. They found a name he took to ...
... furnishing. Yet the richest man might well have hesitated before he sent to France for hives and hives of bees, as she did, setting them up along the ...
... up where the sunset died in daffodil above the upland, saw the little cot of logs, and out before it, among blood-red poppies, the woman of whom he ...