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A Christmas Accident And Other Stories

Auhtor: Annie Eliot Trumbull

Language: english
Published: 1900

Genres:

short story collection
Downloads: 266
eBook size: 393Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Christmas Accident And Other Stories':

... was out doing the last thing. Mrs. Gilton was not, to be sure. Of course they would have a big dinner, but even that was all arranged for, although ...
... and darkness almost blinded him, and confirmed the impression that he was the victim of an illusion. The sound of many voices, and then the hush of sudden ...
... some words-what were the words. He'd forgotten they had anything to do with Christmas, anyway. But you did bring us the turkey, didn't you. said ...
... de rigueur, he wore a leathern jacket with manifold pockets, from one to another of which trailed a gold watch-chain with a dangling horseshoe ...
... was. It was repeated, and this time, moved by an insistent curiosity blended with the recognition of its probable cause, she rose and looked out of the ...
... eyes. She saw Captain Pember reel into the house, she shuddered at his blasphemy, she felt the sting of the first blow he had given her, she cowered as ...
... her mother, wishing her to give up a pet doll to a little crippled friend, told her that sympathy should suggest her doing it that it was a privilege ...
... to help, the outcry and confusion, and apart, in the summer sunshine, the handsome fellow with the flashing sword by his side, listening with bent head ...
... any trouble-officials and everybody are so polite about telling you the same thing over. I don't know why it is, but I always seem to expect the next ...
... not, Mary-I'm not a bit. I'm only remembering that I used to be.. We used to go to the well with a sieve instead of a pitcher that's really the ...
... The dimples had come back again, and her eyes danced. Lucy caught her breath. Oh, Mary, if only she- her sentence was left unfinished. I'll ...
... secrecy, indifference, and the other of delight, absorption, thrilled with a breathless excitement and uncertainty. But this time there was a greater ...
... it is uncommon backward the apple blossoms aren't but just beginning to come out.. It seemed to her that there was suspicion in his observation. ...
... she smiled brightly-next time you must put in what we don't see every day-like islands and reefs and such things. I know you could write a ...
... was a handsome blonde-haired woman, perfectly dressed, with the seal of distinction set upon features, figure, and expression. That was what ...
... was really.. And I've lost, she pondered aloud. And you've lost.. She raised her eyes with a glance in which he could read perfect faith, ...
... the superb physical health of his whole appearance. The light fell across her face under the dark brim of her hat, and touched its beauty into something ...
... puttin' things in their mouths that don't taste good to yours, and keep still about it.. His companion admitted the truth of this statement. Sometimes ...
... saw one old man with disturbed features, standing with his hand upon her chair, while another old man shuffled toward her with a glass of water, which ...
... experiences that give them a peculiar charm. Her choice of themes is such as appeals to a wide circle and her handling of the persons of her imagination ...