The World's Warrant

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1907 - 293 pages

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Page 73 - She should never have looked at me If she meant I should not love her! There are plenty . . . men, you call such, I suppose . . . she may discover All her soul to, if she pleases, And yet leave much as she found them : But I'm not so, and she knew it When she fixed me, glancing round them.
Page 22 - Tis as easy now for the heart to be true As for grass to be green or skies to be blue,— Tis the natural way of living: Who knows whither the clouds have fled?
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Page 183 - Callie stood before her eight-inch mirror, looking through it to the " vision of the world and all the wonders that would be.
Page 279 - I have come two thousand miles to hear what you have to say to me, and I have much to say to you, much on my own account and much on yours ; and it may be that when I have done, you will know what to say to me. I hope so.
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