Makar's Dream: And Other Stories

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Duffield, 1916 - 295 pages
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Page 38 - ... thousands of poles and hundreds of loads of wood and hundreds of logs and hundreds of pounds of sown seed. When all had been told, the old Toyon turned to Father Ivan and said: "Bring hither the book.
Page 46 - Your heart is choked with weeds and thistles and bitter wormwood. That is why I love my righteous and turn my face from the ungodly such as you.
Page 34 - And the sun rose from their midst, and rested upon their golden ranks, and looked across the plain. And the whole plain shone with a wonderful, dazzling radiance.
Page 41 - Toyon was saying these words, the door opened; his son entered the hut and sat down at his right hand. And the son said: "I have heard the sentence pronounced by you.
Page 21 - His long cassock was white with snow; snow lay upon his fur hat, his shoulders, and his beard. Most surprising of all was the fact, that this was the same Father C- V"vVi Ivan who had died fire years ago.1 He had been a good priest.
Page 53 - I know, now I know," said the old man, resuming his work on the shoe.
Page 81 - Help me, help me, Opanas, my faithful servant! I have loved you as my own son !" But Opanas answered: "You drove your faithful servant away like a dog.
Page 34 - Then mists arose on the plain and stood round about it like a guard of honour.
Page 20 - The last echoes of the church bells came floating to him from faraway Chalgan. The Northern Lights flared up and went out. The bells ceased ringing.
Page 137 - He was dressed in a dirty shirt, and his hands were thrust into the pockets of a pair of short, tight breeches.

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