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A Sappho Of Green Springs

Auhtor: Bret Harte

Language: english
Published: 1891

Genres:

western
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Review by Joanna Daneman, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Sappho Of Green Springs':

... if you grope. I've heard all that she's heard there-the creepin', the sighin', and the whisperin' through the bracken and the ground-vines of all ...
... not look up until he had finished revising a difficult paragraph. By that time Mr. Hamlin had comfortably settled himself on a cane sofa, and, possibly ...
... Or may be you think I make poetry for nothing. That's where you slip up. Yours truly, WHITE VIOLET. P. S.-If you don't pay for poetry, send this ...
... that the only way across this infernal hole, or the one you prefer for exercise. continued Hamlin, gravely. The boy sat down on a bough, ...
... that high with thick bresh.. With what.. Bresh, repeated the boy THAT,-pointing to a few fronds of bracken growing in the shadow of ...
... the underbrush which the poetess had described: the gloom above and below, the light that seemed blown through it like the wind, the suggestion of hidden ...
... more general announcement to the company was received with a few perfidious regrets from the more polite, but with only amused surprise by the majority. ...
... participation, but more local and private as regarded the subject, until Miss Nevil could no longer follow it. The interests of that one, the hopes ...
... that morning, stood in one corner, and materially brought down the temperature. A Japanese praying-throne of pure ivory, and, above it, a few yards ...
... as mine is money. I employ him: that's his advertisement, recommendation, and credit. Now, on the strength of this, as you say, Miss Nevil is willing ...
... the apartment recalled. It was exactly like the room she had altered in Rushbrook's villa at Los Osos. More than that, on close examination it proved ...
... to do with this wretched inquisition into Mr. Somers's prospects. Knowing as well as you do how perfectly independent I am, you would think it strange, ...
... Satisfied in his mind that Rushbrook had joined the gayer party, and that he was even now paying gallant court to the Signora, he became again ...
... I put them in the corresponding rooms opposite, sir. I don't think the prima donnas like it.. Ah.. Yes, sir.. Whatever was in their minds, ...
... own and later, through the rattle of returning wheels or the sound of voices, which were, however, promptly absorbed in that deep and masterful silence ...
... with practical directness come and take a look at it. She complied without hesitation, walking by his side, tall, easy, and self-possessed, ...
... face gave way to a mischievous knitting of her brows as she said naively, No.. Chapter Vi.CHAPTER VI. Vaguely uneasy, and still perplexed with ...
... could think of that. And only one woman achieve it. You have tricked the great Rushbrook. You are indeed worthy of being a financier's wife.. No, ...
... not have dared to look in upon you at all.. She stopped, drew off her gloves with a provoking deliberation, which was none the less fascinating that ...
... business, Mr. Rushbrook. she said softly. Business.. To assume a proposal declined before it has been offered.. Grace-my darling-tell ...