Sabina: A Story of the Amish (Google eBook)

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Century Company, 1905 - Amish - 233 pages
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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

So awful, yet so full of fodder for the perception of Pennsylvania Dutch at the turn of the century. Read full review

Contents

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XVII
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Page 8 - Levi, the father, mild as he appeared, ruled his family in quite the old patriarchal fashion ; and his strict though gentle discipline extended even to his fair eldest daughter, upon whom he, no less than all the other members of the household, looked with a certain superstitious awe.
Page 17 - Ulmer was rather an exception to the average mild and gentle-spirited Amishman in his tendency to conceit, his proneness to brag of his wealth and to domineer.
Page 36 - Ulmer had hitched his horse near the barn and had come around to the front of the house just in time to see the stranger gallantly assisting Sabina out of the wagon, and his heart hot within him.
Page 154 - Before what does the fox run up the mountain? Before his tail.
Page 8 - The girl had a strange faceó one that, unlike all the rest of her family, suggested an uncommon individuality.
Page 117 - Sabina, if ever you need me, telephone to me, and I shall be glad to do anything I can for you.
Page 8 - Her face was wistful, almost discontented, as though a very blind soul reached out gropingly for something beyond the deadly monotonous experiences of her farm life.
Page 7 - Aunt Susanna suspiciously asked, ' ' that he is such a artist where he says ? He might mebbe be a sharper ! ' ' "I can tell a good bit by guess. He looks it so. It 'a plain at him that he 's one of these here drawin
Page 77 - Acker had taken off his hat and was fanning his face with it as they walked. "It 's some warm to-night, too ; say it is 1 " Biney remarked. "It is,
Page 169 - Aaron's stunned, wordless grief was like the hurt of a wounded animal.

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