Nancy Goes to Town

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D. Appleton, 1920 - 298 pages
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Page 118 - ... a period when men and women, often in the very prime of life, experience an unaccountable sensation of despair. They imagine that they have absorbed all the pleasures of adolescence, and that they have entered upon that mysterious epoch which Shakespeare described as " the sere, the yellow leaf." Byron, at thirty-three, sighed to think that he was a veteran ; and Shelley, at twenty-nine, declared that he felt older than his father. The precise period when these strange effects are felt depends...
Page 142 - After all, as Doctor Johnson says, a man may travel all over the world without seeing anything better than his dinner.
Page 260 - I understand this visit it is not to terminate without the consent of the party of the first part as well as the party of the second part.
Page 7 - Nancy, and experience had taught him that there was little use in trying to argue with her when she was on her high horse.
Page 268 - I want you to know that as soon as we get back to Waloo young Andy is going into business for himself.

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