Cy Whittaker's Place

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D. Appleton, 1908 - 402 pages
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Page 404 - A Year Out of Life By MARY E. WALLER, author of "The Woodcarver of 'Lympus." I2mo. Cloth, $1.50. An international romance, for the lover of good literature. It is pure fiction, but savors strongly of the genuine experiences of an American girl in Germany. By her request to translate a noted German author's works into English a relationship is established, and through correspondence they grow to know each other as the days pass — a correspondence marked by a fine delicacy of sentiment upon both...
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Page 120 - I'd spend a little on my own account and trust to getting it back some time. I'd have more care for my own self-respect. Look at Alicia Atkins. See how nice she looks. Them feathers on her hat must have cost somethin', I bet you. Howdy do, 'Licia, dear? When's your pa comin
Page 404 - A GERMAN-AMERICAN ROMANCE A Year Out of Life By MARY E. WALLER, author of " The Woodcarver of 'Lympus." I2mo. Cloth, $1.50. An international romance, for the lover of good literature. It is pure fiction, but savors strongly of the genuine experiences of an American girl in Germany. By her request to translate a noted German author's works into English a relationship is established, and through correspondence...
Page 177 - ... before." The town clerk pondered over this rather unsatisfactory line of reasoning for some minutes. His companion fitted a wooden chimney on the doll house, found it a trifle out of plumb, and proceeded to whittle a shaving off the lower edge. Then Asaph sighed, as one who gives up a perplexing riddle, put his hand in his pocket, and produced a bundle of papers. " I made out a list of fellers down to the east'ard that I'm goin' to see this afternoon,
Page 236 - Yes, there has," was the decided answer. " First Ase Tidditt, and then Bailey Bangs, and then that — that Angie Phinney." " Humph ! " mused Captain Cy slowly. " So Angie was here, was she? Where the carcass is the vultures are on deck, or words similar. Humph! Did our Angelic friend have much to say?" " Did she? And / had somethin' to say, tool I never in my life ! " " Humph ! " Her employer eyed her sharply.
Page 43 - Dawes has had the best discipline in her school, that's been known in these latitudes. Order? Why, say ! Eben Salters told me that when he visited her room over there 'twas so still that he didn't dast to rub one shoe against t'other, it sounded up so. He had to set still and bear his chilblains best he could. And popular I Why, when she hinted that she might leave in May, her scholars more 'n ha'f of 'em, bust out cryin'.
Page 339 - Say ! I can see one thing — you don't take a very big shine to Heman yourself." "Not too big — no. Do you?" " Well, I don't wake up nights and cry for him.

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