Just David (Google eBook)

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NuVision Publications, LLC, 1917 - Literary Criticism - 237 pages
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 Excerpt-"Father, are you there?" called the voice, more insistently.

From one of the bunks came a slight stir and a murmured word. At the sound the boy at the door leaped softly into the room and hurried to the bunk in the corner. He was a slender lad with short, crisp curls at his ears, and the red of perfect health in his cheeks. His hands, slim, long, and with tapering fingers like a girl's, reached forward eagerly.

"Daddy, come! I've done the bacon all myself, and the potatoes and the coffee, too. Quick, it's all getting cold!"

Slowly, with the aid of the boy's firm hands, the man pulled himself half to a sitting posture. His cheeks, like the boy's, were red—but not with health. His eyes were a little wild, but his voice was low and very tender, like a caress.

  

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Sentimental vintage fiction. Read full review

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User Review  - DoriAnn Haskins - Goodreads

I read this first several years ago in a book group, and later reread it on my own. I am waiting just a little longer before I read it with my own young, violin playing sons. I think they will love it ... Read full review

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Contents

THE MOUNTAIN HOME
7
THE TRAIL
14
THE VALLEY
22
TWO LETTERS
28
DISCORDS
37
NUISANCES NECESSARY AND OTHERWISE
44
YOURE WANTEDYOURE WANTED
53
THE PUZZLING DOS AND DONTS
60
THE TOWER WINDOW
97
SECRETS
103
DAVIDS CASTLE IN SPAIN
109
THE PRINCESS AND THE PAUPER
115
DAVID TO THE RESCUE
122
THE UNBEAUTIFUL WORLD
130
THE UNFAMILIAR WAY
136
HEAVY HEARTS
142

JOE
67
THE LADY OF THE ROSES
74
JACK AND JILL
81
ANSWERS THAT DID NOT ANSWER
87
A SURPRISE FOR MR JACK
91
AS PERRY SAW IT
147
PUZZLES
152
A STORY REMODELED
159
THE BEAUTIFUL WORLD
164
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About the author (1917)

 Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 – May 21, 1920) was an American novelist.he was born as Eleanor Emily Hodgman in Littleton, New Hampshire on December 19, 1868, the daughter of Llewella French (née Woolson) and Francis Fletcher Hodgman. She was trained as a singer, attending New England Conservatory for several years. During 1892, she married John Lyman Porter and relocated to Massachusetts, after which she began writing and publishing her short stories and later novels. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 21, 1920 and was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery. -wikipedia

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