Rating: (****) Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S. Please check the copyright status in your country.
Summary of the Book 'A Girl Of The Limberlost':
I grew up reading my grandmothers Gene Stratton-Porter books and some I love some I dislike. This book is one I have read and re-read. If you saw the film of this story dont be put off by that (the film stunk). A lovely story.
Excerpts from the Book 'A Girl Of The Limberlost':
... I could play one, sure as I live. Did any one- Elnora never completed that sentence. Hush! thundered Mrs. Comstock. Be quiet! Never ... ... in going through the forms of graduation when pupils had all in their heads that was required to graduate. Elnora knew she had to have her diploma ... ... bath and put on those things, said the Bird Woman. Forget everything and be happy. She is not insane. She is embittered. She did not understand how ... ... the sky as she went straining into the night, hoping to find signs of a living creature on wing. By and by she began to see the wavering ... ... change anything. So we stand for one of the few remaining homes of first settlers in this region. Come in. You are very welcome to what we have. ... ... Elnora uttered the first cry, as she softly lifted branches and peered among the grasses. My find! she called. Bring the box, mother! ... ... grew content. Elnora was thinking only of her work. She was to be trusted utterly. A Girl Of The Limberlost CHAPTER XVI. ... ... dress. Her last investment was a loose coat of soft gray broadcloth with white lining, and touches of lavender on the embroidered collar, and gray ... ... to-morrow! I can find a way to get the books. Don't you worry about me. I am all right! Now, what do you think of that? inquired Wesley Sinton ... ... version of this but yours. Tell me the straight of the thing, Phil. Philip told all he knew, while his father sat in deep thought. ... ... After this, I want to get a little in return for what I give. Elnora, you have love, tenderness, and honest appreciation of the finest in ... ... way. I won't let them stay but a few minutes. Come with me! Do I seem scared? inquired Elnora serenely. This is why you haven't had ... ... into the night, heaven knows where! You have no thought for any one save her? Yes, said Philip. I have. Because ... ... and wrest from it treasures that bring me books and clothing, and I like enough of a fight for things that I always remember how I got them. ... ... what her mother would say. They went to a drygoods store and when a clerk asked what they wanted to see neither of them knew, so they stepped ... ... said Elnora, but some of them didn't hatch, and some of the caterpillars died, but there must be at least a hundred perfect ones. Perfect! ... ... announced dawn. Then he unlocked the case again, and replaced the money, laid the note upon it, and went back to concealment, where he ... ... were the footprints of one man. It was easily seen, they were not. There were deep, even tracks made by fairly new shoes, and others where a well-worn ... ... ain't I? bragged Billy. Then as Wesley stooped to set him on the floor Billy's lips passed close to the big man's ear and hastily whispered a vehement ... ... you like boys? he questioned. If there is anything I love it is a boy, said Mrs. Comstock assuringly. Billy was on the floor. ...