Study in Bloomers; Or, the Model New Woman by George Frankli Hall

Study in Bloomers; Or, the Model New Woman

George Frankli Hall
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  • ISBN
    9781151307095 / 1151307092
  • Title Study in Bloomers; Or, the Model New Woman
  • Author George Frankli Hall
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 40
  • Publisher
  • Imprint Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 229mm x 5mm x 152mm


General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1895 Original Publisher: American Bible House Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or an index. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 Excerpt: ...and seemed at peace with all the world. “Good morning, Deacon,” said I, slapping the old fellow familiarly on the shoulder. 'Howdy, sah,“ said he, scrutinizing my face with a look of uncertainty. ”Why, Deacon, don't you know me?“ I asked. ”Your voice sounds similar, chile," said he, still studying my features; "but I can't jist organize ye." For the first time in a month I laughed heartily. Then I made myself known, and the old man was so chagrined to think of his failure in recalling my face and name that he fairly outdid himself in hospitality, hoping thereby to make amends. He cut the biggest A. RELIC OF SLAVERY TIMES WAS SITTING ON A LOW STOOL IN THE LUXURIOUS SHADE OF A GIGANTIC OAK—Page 150. watermelon he could find in the patch, and entertained me with a prodigality as amusing as it was surprising. For ten days I tarried under the paternal roof, revelling in the scenes of my childhood. John Howard Payne spoke the sentiment of the whole wide world when he said, “There is no place like home.” Now in the garden helping Aunt Dinah pick berries, eating two while I put one in the basket; then in the parlor, singing some sweet old duet with sister, while mother looked on with face all shining—heavenkissed with light and love; again romping through the pastures gathering the pretty wild flowers, or sitting by the brook angling for perch, as in the good old times when I played truant from school, the days passed all too quickly. But I was restless, and decided to go on at once. “Oh, please stay,” begged sister. "It is so good to have you here, —good for us and good for you, brother. You know Longfellow says: 'Stay, stay at home, my heart and rest; Home-keeping hearts are happiest, For tho...

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