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A Hoosier Chronicle

Auhtor: Meredith Nicholson

Language: english
Published: 1912

Genres:

fiction,  political
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Review by C. F. Hill, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Hoosier Chronicle':

The history of the making and marring of men in politics.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Hoosier Chronicle':


... habits of the Greek professor's cow, that botanized freely in alien gardens and occasionally immured herself in Professor Kelton's lettuce frames these ...
... live in the capital of his native state. He was short and thick and talked in a deep, growling voice exactly as admirals should. The suns and winds ...
... Harwood as, for example, Fitch's manner of locking himself in his room for days at a time while he was preparing to write a brief, denying himself ...
... ten per cent interest out of a frozen parsnip. He and Blackford Singleton sort o' divided things up in this section. Jerry Bassett corralled the coin ...
... and composure that set Dan's conjectures at naught. In the absence of the family, a servant might thus conduct himself and yet, if Thatcher was not at ...
... with you is that you're too good a reporter. That sketch you wrote of me proved that. If I had not been the subject of it I should be tempted to say that ...
... me low. I had imagined it would be something cheerful and frivolous, to lift the spirit of the jaded traveler. It must have been a good story, replied ...
... Fraserville, had now found a nerve specialist at the capital who understood her troubles perfectly. Marian, at Miss Waring's school, was supposed to ...
... Owen had her at Waupegan several years ago, and my wife and Marian met her there. Mrs. Bassett was greatly impressed by her fine ...
... anxious to leave no ground for anyone to rob Sylvia of her money, and if there was any remote possibility that the letter might add to the girl's security ...
... from troubling the air with the strains of 'Dixie,' Miss Bassett tossed a carnation into the Marion County delegation. The flower was deftly caught ...
... and conditions of life, were citizens of a republic, endeavoring to put into tangible form their ideas and preferences and similar assemblies had, ...
... interested in the Bassetts' transfer to the capital. Sylvia was guilty of the deplorable sin of making herself agreeable to every one. She ...
... with him. It was too bad to miss the ducks, he said, but a day's peace in the marshes gave them a chance to accumulate. That evening he talked of ...
... in the modern mechanic's home, for better bread and cake are made more cheaply in the modern bakeshop. Wasn't there really a good deal of nonsense ...
... that I've had some flattering invitations lately to join the Republicans-not from the old guard, mind you, but from some of the young fellows who want ...
... without tipping over the garbage can to find arguments. I don't believe your father is going to stoop to that. To be real frank with you, I don't think ...
... just how I came to go to Chicago cago to bring Marian home. It was to keep the news of that automobile smash from Mrs. Bassett, and to save Marian's own ...
... The deadlock is clamped on tight. I never thought Thatcher would prove so strong. I think we could shake loose enough votes from both sides to ...
... think the Colonel's straight? If he isn't, he has fooled a lot of people, Dan replied. He had no idea of what had happened, but he felt that all ...