A Modern Cinderella
BiblioBazaar, 2008 - 124 pages
Among green New England hills stood an ancient house, many-gabled, mossy-roofed, and quaintly built, but picturesque and pleasant to the eye; for a brook ran babbling through the orchard that encompassed it about, a garden-plat stretched upward to the whispering birches on the slope, and patriarchal elms stood sentinel upon the lawn, as they had stood almost a century ago, when the Revoiution rolled that way and found them young. One summer morning, when the air was full of country sounds, of mowers in the meadow, black-birds by the brook, and the low of kine upon the hill-side, the old house wore its cheeriest aspect, and a certain humble history began.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
The four stories in this collection differ greatly from one another in tone and subject matter. The title story didn't appeal to me all that much, as the experimental style didn't suit my taste. At ... Read full review