Jack Brainard: A Romance of the Cherokee Hills

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Eastern Publishing Company, 1904 - Mountain life - 322 pages
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Page 142 - Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore, For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore, Nameless here for evermore.
Page 271 - eleven winters have passed since we met. My heart has wandered often where you were ; and I heard you were a great chief among your people. Since we parted...
Page 142 - Ah distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow;— vainly had I sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow, sorrow for the lost Lenore— For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore — Nameless here for evermore.
Page 292 - ... another world. Perlimplin, what have you done, Perlimplin? MARCOLFA. Belisa, now you are another woman. You are dressed in the most glorious blood of my master. BELISA. But who was this man? Who was he? MARCOLFA. The beautiful adolescent whose face you never will see. BELISA. Yes, yes, Marcolfa— I love him— I love him with all the strength of my flesh and my soul— but where is the young man in the red cape? Dear God, where is he? MARCOLFA. Don Perlimplin, sleep peacefully. . . . Do you...
Page 185 - Sump'ns up," drawled one loiterer to a friend sitting near him, as he complacently changed his quid from one side of his mouth to the other. " Yep," answered the party addressed, " but it's none o' my bizness, an' I calk'late thet 'tain't none
Page 86 - The time had arrived for him to come, and every one was on the qui vive to be the first to welcome the new
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Page 289 - The pages were closely written, yet legible, and as her eyes skimmed over page after page, her heart went out to the man who had just left her.
Page 315 - It was a day long to be remembered by those who had come from afar to celebrate the greatest holiday in American History.

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