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Chita is a wonderful modest depiction of the copious faces of nature. Hearn who served as an editorial writer, at 'Times Democrat' (1875-1887) in New Orleans, pens a thoughtful mystic about humane ... Read full review
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Adele barrier islands Baton Rouge bayou beach beauty became began blue breath Brierre bright brown burst Caillou captain caress Carmelo Carmen cerned cheniere child Chita coast color Creole cultures darkness dead dream drift eternal eyes face fancy fear feeling feet Feliu fisherman flood Frederick Starr French ghostly Grande Isle gray green Gulf Gulf of Mexico gulls hair hands heart heaven huge Isle Julien knew Lafcadio Hearn land Laroussel Last Island learned lifted light living looked Louis Armstrong Louisiana Creole luggers maman mamma Mateo Miguel moin morning mother mysterious never night once Orleans passed Perhaps quivered reach rise San Marco sand screamed seemed shadow shore sleep smile Soul south Louisiana Spanish Sparicio Star steamer storm strange sweet swell terrible tide tiny tion vast Viosca's voice watch waves wild wind woman yellow Zouzoune
Page 7 - ... above which rises the angular ruddy mass of the old brick fort, whose ditches swarm with crabs, and whose sluiceways are half choked by obsolete cannon-shot, now thickly covered with incrustation of oyster shells. . . . Around all the gray circling of a shark-haunted sea. . . . Sometimes of autumn evenings there, when the hollow of heaven flames like the interior of a chalice, and waves and clouds are flying in one wild rout of broken gold — you may see the tawny grasses all covered with something...