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Esther Hammond Wedding Day

Auhtor: Catherine Crowe

Language: english
Published: 1852

Genres:

short story
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Review by Bob Tobias, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Esther Hammond Wedding Day':

... him, I fear you will not suit me.. I meant to say, he continued, turning paler than before, as if pained by my ready denial-I meant to say that ...
... to stand alone.. I've no fear of him none whatever, he replied. To say the truth, he had an awful lesson before his eyes in regard to excessive ...
... broke my best decanters. His hand so shook with agitation when I had friends to dinner, lest he should be found deficient, that I momentarily expected ...
... small property he had lately inherited. During his sojourn he frequently dined with us and, while at table, we did not fail to ply him with questions ...
... connections. inquired Mr. Jameson for I would not be accessory to taking any young man out of the country without being sure that he was not doing ...
... for which the house was famous. It was, indeed, an extremely well-kept, clean, comfortable, little inn, the merit of which good keeping was chiefly ...
... always lively, the absence of the children was very much felt. The mother was perhaps not less sensible of the privation than the father as many an ...
... As he and the host of the King's Arms grew more intimate, they were apt to console themselves with a few extra meetings. Sometimes Hammond made an excuse ...
... either to frowns or persuasion but as one ascendency grew, the other declined and when he was not strong enough to brave his wife's wrath or entreaties, ...
... bad ones. He and young George had been at school together, and a friendship had arisen between them that promised to be enduring the more so, that ...
... the business of the house began to decline. The respectable townspeople did not like to frequent an inn where the host was always intoxicated and, ...
... air for your health. You'll see no drinking there her husband's a very sober man. You like farming-go into the fields and the gardens, and work with ...
... would be sober. Was he not sober now at the pleasant farm-house, where he was living with her friends. Did not every letter of her cousin's praise ...
... well and drunk, might refuse to do what Jackson, sick and sober, had consented to do so a place was found for himself and his wife, in a part of the ...
... getting quite dusk, they did discern somebody coming toward them with an unsteady step-they saw the figure reel as it approached, before they could distinguish ...
... and as Hannah thought of all they had suffered, the love-that had been flooding from her woman's heart toward her husband returning to her, as ...
... voices below-men's voices and with trembling hands, she tried to dress herself, that she might go down and inquire. Suddenly, one cried out, Where's ...
... lament. Jackson's creditors having laid claim to the whole of the property, in consequence of Hammond's bond, the young people, eager to fly the scene ...
... formulated the five principles of inductive reasoning that are known as Mill's methods.Catherine Booth : GodlinessA metaphor in which True Godliness ...
... however this is not the true Dio at all but merely his shadow seized and distorted to satisfy the ideas of his epitomizer the monk Xiphilinus who was ...