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A Pair Of Patient Lovers

Auhtor: William Dean Howells

Language: english
Published: 1901

Genres:

romance
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Pair Of Patient Lovers':

William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Pair Of Patient Lovers':


... even affectionate, saying that the Conwell place was delightful, and I must come at once and see it. He essed that he would be glad to have Mrs. ...
... could burn into and I amused myself a little with the sense of Glendenning's apparent inadequacy. Sweet he was, and admirably gentle and fine he ...
... done it. Come, I don't believe you'd have to plead hard with Miss Bentley, and Mrs. March and I will aid and abet you to the limit of our small ability. ...
... or another, and led up to compliments of her which I was glad to pay. In the long ordeal they had undergone they had at least kept all the freshness ...
... fit for a shepherdess of high degree.. If I were a man, said the girl across the table who was not less sweetly a girl because she would never see ...
... about loosely on the platform. The car was detached from the parent train, which had left it not only orphaned on this siding, but apparently disabled ...
... the arriving passengers' trunks into the wagon for the Middlemount House, Gaites paced up and down the long platform in the remnant of his excitement, ...
... He had a notion to tell her all about his pursuit of Miss Desmond's piano, as something that would peculiarly interest Miss Desmond's friend but ...
... made the place seem much lonelier than if it had been much more remote. It gained no cheerfulness from its proximity, and when the windows of the house ...
... not admit of the sort of pity Ewbert had been feeling for him, and the minister had before him the difficult and delicate task of persuading Hilbrook, ...
... In the intervals in which his strength renewed itself, he put this fear from him as a hypochondriacal fancy, and he summoned a cheerfulness which ...
... keep coming. You never preached so well, Clarence, and if they have any appreciation at all, they simply won't be able to keep away. I wish you could ...
... due at eleven-forty, but it seldom brought any mail the principal mail was at seven. Langbourne thanked him, and came back again to beg the clerk ...
... towards the open country. At the edge of the village he came to a large, old-fashioned house, which struck him as typical, with its outward swaying ...
... Mr. Langbourne, we got so interested we couldn't bear to stop them. You wrote so much about your life in New York, that it was like a visit there ...
... when you thought I looked differently.. I don't want you to look differently. I-. You can't expect me to believe that now. It will take time ...
... censure him for indirection. I haven't met her for several years, I answered. I couldn't say from my own knowledge where she was.. But you haven't ...
... see (and I knew that she had not come upon this errand without making herself Tedham's partisan in some measure) but with sincere good feeling and ...
... we were concerned. But Tedham's not speaking threw me off my guard. I could not let the matter end so bluntly, and I added, in the same spirit one makes ...
... when he has his wife quite at his mercy, but the case was so entirely in my favor that for once I forbore. I could see that she was suffering for ...