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A Lost Lady

Auhtor: Willa Cather

Language: english
Published: 1923

Genres:

fiction
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Review by Michael Gallagher, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Lost Lady':

... thing one saw on departing. To approach Captain Forrester's property, you had first to get over a wide, sandy creek which flowed along the eastern ...
... and pick up my skirts, and in I go! She thrust out a white shoe and shook it. But you can swim, can't you, Mrs. Forrester, said George. Most women ...
... roses. He and his wife still went away for the winter, but each year the period of their absence grew shorter. All this while the town of Sweet Water ...
... friends, and especially Captain Forrester, dropped in there to talk oftener than ever. The Judge was proud of his nephew. Niel was now nineteen, a tall, ...
... white petticoats she thrust a black, shiny slipper. She stepped lightly to the ground and with a nod to the driver went into the church. The little boy ...
... across the plains from Nebraska City to Cherry Creek, as Denver was then called. The freighters, after embarking in that sea of grass six hundred miles ...
... Uncle can start a song if you coax him, sir. Judge Pommeroy, after smoothing his silver whiskers and coughing, began Auld Lang Syne. The others ...
... by a subtle suggestion of their manner she made them seem more individual and vivid than they were in their own person. She often caricatured people ...
... objectionably broad, clad in a frogged overcoat with an astrachan collar. The intrusion of this third person annoyed him as they went slowly back ...
... realization of summer which sometimes comes to children in their beds. He rose and dressed quickly. He would get over to the hill before Frank ...
... per cent. Captain Forrester had stood firm that not one of the depositors should lose a dollar. The promising young business men had listened to ...
... It was a hot day in June, but he wore the black felt hat and ready- made coat of winter weight he had always affected as a boy. He stepped forward, ...
... great deal of reading in the Forresters' grove that summer, but he did not go over so often as he had intended. The frequent appearance of Ivy Peters ...
... from fellows like Ivy he had been able to command it,???to order them off his place, or dismiss them from his employ. Niel sat down and smoked a cigar ...
... to get over here, and I was afraid something might stop me. She was watching the telephone as if it were alive. Her eyes were shrunk to hard points. Her ...
... news that the discouraged town of Sweet Water had furnished for a long while. Flowers and telegrams came from east and west, but it happened that ...
... him. Niel turned to an unfinished letter on his desk, in order to leave his visitor the more free. Mr. Ogden's position, he understood, was a difficult ...
... down into a level frown so like his own that he laughed. He had almost forgotten her old talent for mimicry. What do you want me for? You used always ...
... down the face of Eagle Cliff. They were almost down, and were creeping over a projecting ledge, when the rope broke, and they dropped to the bottom. ...
... ever-piercing joy, or whether it was all fine play-acting. Probably she had found no more than another but she had always the power of suggesting things ...