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A Laodicean A Story Of To Day

Auhtor: Thomas Hardy

Language: english
Published: 1881

Genres:

fiction,  religious,  romance
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Review by M. Erb, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Laodicean A Story Of To Day':

A vacillating young woman is thrust onto the horns of religious and romantic dilemmas.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Laodicean A Story Of To Day':


... never thought specially of the matter, but had blunderingly applied themselves to whatever form of art confronted them at the moment of their making a ...
... the central pillar whereon the vaults rested, reputed to exhibit some of the most hideous grotesques in England upon its capital, was within a locked ...
... to Charlotte.???Have returned to Markton. Am starting for home. Will be at the gate between four and five if possible.' Miss De Stancy blushed ...
... pulled down, and where floors had vanished, showing her how to reconstruct their details from marks in the walls, much as a comparative anatomist reconstructs ...
... you now???do pray go on without reference to me. When will there be some drawing for me to see?' 'I will take care that it shall be soon.' He had a ...
... you sat down in that chair, didn't you, darling, and remained there a long time musing!' he thought. But that he did not say. 'I am very sorry,' he ...
... Dare, looking to Havill. Havill assented. 'Five thousand pounds commission,' murmured the creditor. 'Paid down, I suppose?' Havill nodded. 'And the ...
... on a sunny afternoon, or gliding airily along the corridors of the old place the De Stancys knew so well! Her lips are the softest, reddest, most distracting ...
... this flirtation of theirs ends in nothing.' 'I don't like you to put it like that???that I love him???it frightens me,' murmured the girl, visibly agitated. ...
... you could knock out something for her before you leave town. It is positively impossible for me to do it with all this work in hand, and these eternal ...
... who knew not town except for an occasional fortnight, and who spent their time from Easter to Lammas Day much as they spent it during the remaining ...
... what was Somerset's surprise to find that, though the part was the part taken by De Stancy on the previous night, the voice was that of Mr. Mild to him, ...
... to pass the greater part of the day in this castle, which reminds me constantly of you, and yet eternally lacks your presence. I am unfortunate indeed ...
... one at every two or three sentences. 'It would be more like him to be here,' replied Miss De Stancy, trusting her tongue with only the barest generalities ...
... The smile that had previously hung upon her lips was arrested as if by frost and she involuntarily uttered a little distressed cry of 'O!' like one ...
... Power. There were, however, occasions when a recollection of his old renunciatory vows would obtrude itself upon him, and tinge his present with wayward bitterness. ...
... be persuaded and thereupon De Stancy, saying he was going into the town for a short time before retiring, left the room. The last omnibus returned from ...
... of my visit.' 'You had better leave him alone,' said Havill drily. Somerset asked why. 'Since I call no man master over that way I will inform you.' Havill ...
... and they went out in the morning on foot. First they searched the church of St. Sauveur he was not there next the church of St. Jean then the church ...
... I shall enjoy in my secluded home. My heart is very full, dear???too full to write more. God bless you, and your husband. You must come and see me ...