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A Summer Evening Dream

Auhtor: Edward Bellamy

Language: english

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Review by Joanna Daneman, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Summer Evening Dream':

Edward Bellamy (26 March 1850 - 22 May 1898) was an American author and socialist most famous for his utopian novel Looking Backward set in the year 2000.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Summer Evening Dream':


... with great elms on either side, while along the middle stands another row set in a narrow strip of grassy common, so that the street and roadway ...
... allusion to George. I think of him so much that I 'm ashamed, as it is. I 'm sure this is a very aggravating place for an engaged girl to be ...
... sight. There's not much to tell. Mr. Morgan has always lived here, and so has Miss Rood. He lives alone with a housekeeper in that fine house ...
... and as young man and maiden their childish preference had bloomed into a reciprocal love. Thanks to the freedom and simplicity of village life, ...
... by a feeling of distinction. She was not like other women: her lot was set apart and peculiar. She looked down upon her sex. The conventionality of ...
... with a prescient resigned-ness, I 'm afraid, dear, you 'll be so disappointed when we 're married, if you find this so tedious. Lucy had ...
... ought to become so to the eyes that strain and yearn for them. What a fanciful idea, Robert! I don't know that it is I don't feel ...
... the burden of proof rests on those who would prove that those degrees stop short of any particular point. Don't you see, then, that it might be possible ...
... as a girl, and I stood just here, and we picked out stars together. There! now it's gone and he turned away regretfully. She looked at his ...
... to the occasional bars and patches of moonlight on the street floor the white houses gleamed among their orchards and here and there, between the ...
... habit of imaginative excitement. His wet, shining, wide-opened eyes and ecstatic expression indicated complete abandonment to the illusions ...
... them now, he murmured. A-h! look! With parted lips and unspeakably intense eyes, as if his life were flowing out at them, he was staring across ...
... at her. At sight of the gray-haired man suddenly confronting them with a look of bedlam, she shrieked and started back in terror. Miss Rood, recalled ...
... finally Mr. Morgan's voice, quite firm, but with an indescribable sadness in the tones, which broke the silence: Young people, I owe you an apology, ...
... love of his youth in her youth-time charm. Did he really believe it to be so? Belief is a term quite irrelevant to such a frame as his, in which the ...
... filled, as if it came from afar, with the youthful passion he had felt toward Miss Bood, but which, he knew not exactly when or how, had been ...
... strange talk reminds me of it. It seemed as if we were old and white-haired and stooping, and went wandering about, still together, but not married, ...
... experience to-night, he said. The old dreaminess in his voice, as of one narcotized or in a trance, sometimes a little forced, as of one trying to ...
... tones betrayed more agitation than the ruse concealed. He answered as irrelevantly as she had spoken, Yes, indeed, so it is. That was their ...
... set in the year 2000.Edward Bellamy : An Echo Of AntietamThe blindman's world.-An echo of Antietam.-The old folks' party.-The cold snap.-Two ...