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The Holiday Round

Auhtor: A Milne

Language: english
Published: 1912

Genres:

short story collection,  fiction and literature
Downloads: 103
eBook size: 452Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The Holiday Round':

... breakfast itself. Good-bye.. I got up and waded into the surf. One last word, I said as I looked back at him. In my whole career I shall never ...
... dinner.. She's quite safe, said Dahlia. Of course I am. Well, now I'm going to begin. This morning, about eleven, I went and had a bathe, and ...
... outside with me, and I'd show you my swing.. Yes, yes, I shall like to see that, but AFTER breakfast, Simpson. I suppose one of the gardeners ...
... and then thought better of it and retired beneath the sheets. At five-thirty a gallant little party made its way to the house, its mattresses over ...
... me.. Of course we shall both come.. And you won't let Baby jeer at me if I'm bowled by a shooter.. She won't know what a shooter is.. Then ...
... it, and we came down heavily together. Oh, what a pity. said Miss Power. I quite thought you'd done it.. Being actually on the spot, I said, ...
... YOU'D LIKE THAT.]. Robert leapt to his feet as if he had been shot. Who. he cried. My sister Alith. Does oo know her too.. Alice's sister. ...
... And in the front gar-on the south lawn. Let us go and gaze at them.. There they were-eleven of them. Six golden ones, four white, and a little ...
... looking very fit, said my solicitor. No, not fat, FIT.. You don't think I'm looking thin. I asked anxiously. People are warning me that ...
... of St Simon and St Jude fell upon the 17th, Annesley's attention was called to it upon the 3rd, and upon the 3rd he surveyed the Famous Partnerships ...
... you young people alone. [Exit, with a backward look at the audience expressive of the fact that she has been wearing the mask. Bootle. Alice, then ...
... Jones is my sub-editor he is keeping your money for you. Enter Jones. Jones (producing an old stocking). I've just been round to my rooms to ...
... was a windy day, and I had a long coat and a bowler hat. After an extremely unpleasant two miles something drove past me. I lifted up my head and looked ...
... from his taxi-that pleasant corner of the world, St James's Park-gave a sigh of happiness. The blue sky, the lawn of daffodils, the mist of green ...
... as a complete surprise to me. In the circumstances, I must advise my clients to withdraw from the case.. A very proper decision, said his lordship. ...
... service. On the Friday his colleagues at the office came down in a body to Southampton to see him off. Little did they think that nearly a year would ...
... along. II.-THE LITERARY ART. MARGERY has a passion for writing just now. I can see nothing in it myself, but if people WILL write, I suppose you ...
... should have said so before. It's too late now. What have you been doing all day.. Playing on the sands. What have you been doing.. I've ...
... And I want my tea. She came in, and began to arrange her hat in front of the glass. Tea, I said, going to the cupboard. I suppose you'll want ...
... hear the cuckoo that I came to have tea with you. I feel just the same about it it's the beginning of everything. And I said to myself, 'Miss Middleton ...