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A Chilhowee Lily

Auhtor: Charles Egbert Craddock

Language: english

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Review by O. Brown, January 2005


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

The raid of the guerilla.--Who crosses Storm Mountain?--The crucial moment.--Una of the hill country.--The lost guidon.--Wolfs head.--His unquiet ghost.--A Chilhowee lily.--The phantom of Bogue Holauba.--The Christmas miracle.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Chilhowee Lily':


... situation. Ozias Crann sighed with perplexity as he looked, and then his eye wandered down the great hosky slope of the wooded mountain where ...
... conversation by the necessity of aiding a young bear, which he led by a chain, to repel the unwelcome demonstrations of two hounds belonging to one ...
... up hyar in the mounting in the midnight,-that's a fac'!-an' moonlight is mighty inconvenient to them ez wants ter git spied on through totin' a ...
... and moral graces, I 'lowed ez ye mought be sayin' ez they air layin' off ter work agin in the Tanglefoot Mine. Ozias Crann lifted a scornful ...
... the miners. He got hyar whenst they war out on a strike, an' they robbed him 'cause they warn't paid cordin' ter thar lights, an' they did shoot him ...
... that? Wall, protested Swofford, indignantly, ye said 'ye know' an' I didn't know. An' I ain't carin'-the main p'int war that he ...
... pile o' grist, an' thar he read all the sayin's ez war writ in that letter. An' a power o' time it tuk, an' a power o' spellin' an' bodaciously wrastlin' ...
... tried ter be funny. 'One good turn desarves another,' he said. 'An' ez ye hev done me one good turn, I want ye ter do me another.' An' old man Bates ...
... office over yander at the mine in Tanglefoot Cove, with all the books an' accounts, an' now nobody knows what's owin' ter who. Kinnicutt's ...
... than that. I drawed the idee ez soon ez I seen you an' Pete hyar this evenin' so onexpected. 'Them's my pardners,' I sez ter myself. 'Pete ter holp ...
... Ye 'pear powerful busy a-workin' hyar so late in the night, he exclaimed with a jocose intonation. She smiled, a trifle abashed then ...
... the straight delicate lineaments of her pale face, and the smooth glister of her golden hair. Not o' my own, she stipulated. And he remembered, ...
... him-an' we done what we could fur him. Gran'daddy 'lowed ez he warn't 'spon-sible fur whut the owners done, or hedn't done at the mine, an' he ...
... He had overshot the mark. In swift repentance he retraced his steps. He called her name. No response save the echoes. The house dogs, roused to a fresh ...
... of mists the clouds were resolved into drizzling rain every perspective of expectation was restricted by the limited purlieus of the present. The ...
... upon the unexpected approach of a heavy foot. Loralinda, sitting at her spinning wheel, was paler than ever, all her dearest illusions dashed into ...
... bulb should flower again-as beside the county road? He would have been hopelessly lost a furlong from the path. Crann stood for a moment irresolute, ...
... mold struck upon the edge of a small japanned box hidden securely between the rocks, a scant foot below the surface. A dangerous spot for a struggle, ...
... tole me how he hed hid 'em. Rufe Kinnicutt wondered that she should have been so unyielding. She did not speculate on the significance of her ...
... down Lost Creek.-A-playin' of old sledge at the Settlemint.-The star in the valley.-Electioneerin' on Big Injun Mounting.-The romance of ...