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Earth Enigmas

Auhtor: Charles D Roberts

Language: english
Published: 1895

Genres:

short story collection
Downloads: 78
eBook size: 133Kb

Review by Chandler, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Earth Enigmas':

... Stone Dog. The Barn on the Marsh. Captain Joe and Jamie. Strayed. The Eye of Gluskp. Earth's Enigmas. Do Seek their Meat from ...
... the panther's body collapsed upon him all at once, a dead weight which he easily flung aside. The bullet had done its work just in time. Quivering ...
... evoked, and above all by the growing realization of his love for Celia. At length the boy and girl slipped unawares into mutual self-revelations ...
... he might not, in spite of himself, plunge back into the pale mystery of the Perdu. He rubbed his eyes sharply, drew a few long breaths to steady his ...
... said the foreman, leaning a little over the bench to follow Vandine's pointing, yon's one Sandy MacPherson, from over on the Kennebec. ...
... work of yourn, I guess yer safe from me from this out. He shut his mouth with a snap, and strode up through the piles of sawdust toward the cottage ...
... flour-barrel, fill his mouth with dry flour, and then, climbing to the slumbering Simon's bunk, would blow the dusty stuff in a soft, thin stream all ...
... shouted her father, starting in pursuit. But the girl never paused. Blame the'r skins. Blame the'r skins. murmured Gillsey to himself. Then, seeing ...
... lower, and he seemed to lose himself completely in joyless revery, the girl shot occasional glances at him out of the corners of her eyes. She had spent ...
... and the girl, seeing that no immediate gain could be had from speech, dreaded to be smitten on the mouth in a way that might disfigure her in her ...
... eagerly forward. Bill Goodine was acknowledged to be the best-looking man on the Big Aspohegan,-an opinion in which he himself most heartily concurred. ...
... A roar of applause went up from the spectators and Goodine, after trying to rise, lay still and groaned, I'm licked, Jim. I've had enough.. The ...
... feet ahead of him. It fell dark in the woods by the middle of the afternoon, and the chopping and the hauling came to an end. Lamps were soon lighted ...
... I began to whistle softly as I strolled up to examine the old fountain. But on noticing how lugubrious, how appropriate to the neighborhood and my ...
... breakfast, while the sun yet hung low above the shining marshes. We were working cheerfully together at the carrot-beds. The smell of the moist earth ...
... on the wide, swirling surface save two or three dark objects, far out in the marsh. These he recognized at once as his fish-tubs gone afloat. Then ...
... and the hunger should do its work, and the object of its inexorable pursuit should have no more heart left for resistance. This was late in the afternoon. ...
... the girl looked up into Pierrot's face and made shift to dry her tears. Late in December the last ship sailed away. Then the last roof-tree of Grand ...
... lovers reached the hill-top and paused beside the ancient and decaying poplar, the sun had just gone down behind North Mountain, and a sombre splendor ...
... the Canard and Gaspereau. Some are already close at hand. The strange light of the 'Eye of Gluskp,' is on the sails of all. From somewhere I hear voices ...