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A Lover In Homespun

Auhtor: F Clifford Smith

Language: english
Published: 1896

Genres:

short story collection
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Lover In Homespun':

... Vital's thoughts to a sudden halt, and made him feel ashamed of the interest he had been displaying in all the young woman, seated at his brother's side, ...
... degree to the excitement. It being well known that Vital did not dance, no comments were passed upon his absence. The poor fellow had tried ...
... which looked so lonely on the bench there, caused him to reach over and take possession of it, too. Then Katie made a full confession of her duplicity. ...
... in the great galleries and organ loft. Now it was Ovide, and anon Marie over and over, again she poured out her heart for them. If the dear Mother ...
... as far as possible, the mistake you evidently must have made when you thought you loved and married me.. As he ceased and turned away toward the ...
... his retreating figure. But when she noted his absent manner, which she recalled so well saw the pondering look on his face when he picked up the book, ...
... so tryingly to bosom friends. Wringing her hands and ruefully shaking her head, Mary walked first to one end and then to the other of the long ...
... the rank grass, which gave forth a dry, almost rasping sound, very different from its usual musical rustle. In ten minutes more it will be noon, ...
... Harry full in the face, shrugged her shoulders contemptuously. No plan of attack could have been more subtle. Harry's face flushed violently, and ...
... when a sight, which made him start back with an exclamation of horror met his eyes: in the side of the tent against which the body rested was a sinister ...
... that ran to the church, Father Sauvalle, with his arm linked in that of her father's, both talking eagerly. The priest's hand was on the latch of the ...
... dearer than life, Or-. Adele wrenched her hand from him and started back. Her face was ghastly pale, while her eyes dilated and shone with terror. ...
... erected, that when winter set in, fifty telegraph operators were needed to take charge of the empty stations. The management found it hard to induce ...
... fallen snow glisten on the road with almost supernatural whiteness, and trying to speak in a tone of conviction, her husband said:. Perhaps the priest ...
... and held high carnival along them. Frozen particles of snow rattled fiercely against the window panes, carried by the relentless wind, which seemed ...
... of his pipe, and said he was going to bed, and would have a long sleep, as he was played out. Narcisse glanced sleepily at his own bed in the corner ...
... be there at work. It was now 8.45. In fifteen minutes more the express would be in. I was actually unable to endure the dreadful suspense, and had ...
... must have strangely affected him, as he allowed the car on which he was about to jump to go by, and without apparently seeming to know what he was ...
... into the passage. Oh, no fear for dat, he answered in a somewhat patronizing tone. You know, he went on, good-naturedly, big turkey can't be ...
... was solved the moment he laid it on the table: the car was permeated with the rank odor of baking powder. Out of pure curiosity, I put a piece ...