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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 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 grew hot within him.
Page 154 - Before what does the fox run up the mountain? Before his tail.
Page 8 - The girl had a strange face — 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. ' ' "Yes, 'Gustus,
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 's 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?