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A Grass Orphan

Auhtor: Franklin Harry

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Michael Gallagher, October 2008


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

... Etext from www.collections-of-ebooks.blogspot.com Argosy , Feb 16, 1918 YOUNG BENNINGS ...
... No, he said eleven, she said sadly, her eyes hungry upon the crowd. You don't know my grandfather! If I don't, he said lightly, I know ...
... was changed. Couldn't have been otherwise, for they are about as near alike as a Plymouth Rock rooster and a brindle bull pup. And each tried his ...
... blood afresh. He regarded her closely. Behind her awkward schoolgirlishness, if he knew women, lay the real thing. He had felt it from the start. ...
... little sport. No, he said decidedly, that was me! But Grandfather Bennings was strong with women, that's a fact. Used to be one of those gay ...
... your clothes, and your way, and the things you say. That's because people are pretty much the same everywhere, he explained patiently, vastly ...
... in that first satisfied glimpse he had caught of her, standing wistfully at the edge of the dancing-floor, so startlingly unlike the other girls ...
... it up to-night for the first time. Just a foolish kid, a flapper, a squab, he thought, making believe it was grown up. A regular infant, in ...
... he had waited and bided his time. And, in that, the strain of Grandfather Bennings showed strongly. He saw her. She did not call, but she ...
... lemonade or two! Into the little charmed silence that had fallen between them a strange voice-voices- suddenly spoke. Two men had sauntered up ...
... You couldn't do anything, she moaned, but make it worst. He said he would lock the door, and he will. Don't you realize what that means? ...
... lips framed that adorable pout, and again he studied them in delightful speculation. Step by step he followed her thoughts. He liked that tilt ...
... with her moist gray eyes, and her chin wavering! A moment before every one of his senses clamored now he stood like a boob, his own eyes ...
... only could! She pounced on his arm eagerly a pathetically hopeful note in her voice. He whirled down through the crowd and the beshrubberied ...
... for this! a tremulous voice breathed in his ear. A sound followed it not unlike a stifled sob. Don't cry! He put out his arm, found her near ...
... Bennings had started after her. The chauffeur leaped from his machine and advanced upon him with outstretched hand and lowering countenance. ...
... but he finally found that he had the desired amount. I could have put you next, the chauffeur jeered, sliding it into his pocket. but you ...
... jabbed him in the wind, had nearly split his lip, and had felt out and caught him a peach of a clip on the point of his jaw. The asphalt rose up behind ...
... known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War (WWII). He is widely regarded as one of the great wartime leaders. He served ...
... Alvarez (born 19 February 1982) is the author of the book, Chronicles of a Nomad: Memoirs of an Immigrant (2009). Born Alex Alberto Alvarez and raised ...