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Hearst's International Library Company, 1915 - Conduct of life - 338 pages
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Fun and innocent romance. I've loved every book I've read by Margaret Widdemer. They remind me of L. M. Montgomery's romances, in the style of The Blue Castle.

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Page 5 - Let me live in a house by the side of the road And be a friend to man.
Page 108 - Ah, spring was sent for lass and lad, Tis now the blood runs gold, And man and maid had best be glad Before the world is old. What flowers to-day may flower to-morrow, But never as good as new. - Suppose I wound my arm right round "Tis true, young man, 'tis true.
Page 241 - Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy and hard to please ; But seen too oft, familiar with thy face We first endure, then pity, then embrace ! " A MOMENT later the girl was beside him, pity in her eyes.
Page 241 - Oh, woman ! in thine hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please; When pain and sickness rend the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Page 64 - But if the brown's blood was now fairly up, so also was hers, and if there was one thing she hated more than another, it was being beaten. "I'll have the brute cavessoned,
Page 290 - In a couple of days she was so much better that there seemed a fair prospect of her being moved from Rosamond's by the end of the week.
Page 11 - ROSAMOND, sitting on the train with the ivory elephant in her lap, was quite as happy as it is possible to be in this world of grief.
Page 103 - Sherwin added, and then checked himself. But it was too late. The mischief had been done. " What spaniel? " Rosamond asked hastily. " Oh, just a spaniel,
Page 307 - It seemed to her that she would die if she had to talk to anybody this day.

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