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The Feather (Paperback): Ford Madox Ford
The Feather (Paperback): Ford Madox Ford

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The Feather (Paperback)

Ford Madox Ford

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...like hair, ' he mused. But in his fit of musing he let his fingers relax their grasp, and she drew her hair away very quickly. 'I thought so, ' Wopole said. 'It was only the hair--the wind, I mean. I wonder what's the matter with the books, though? It must be the cabin that's bewitched them. I won't sleep in that cabin to-day. I'll change my apartments at once.' And he did. So, for the rest of the time, the Princess had the cabin all to herself, and she was quite contented; for Wopole was so sure that it was bewitched, that he moved his clothes and things out of it, and never came near it again. And the Princess had decidedly the best of it; for Wopole slept all day and watched all night, and she kept awake all day and slept all night just as usual. So the time passed away, and every night the moon got larger and larger as they got nearer and nearer, until it was quite close. They had been a fortnight and three days out before they came to the edge of the sea, but it was eight o'clock in the evening, and the moon had just left the water, as it flew into the air like a large--a very large--white bird. 'What a confounded nuisance ' Ernalie heard Wopole say. 'Now I shall have to wait the whole of another day for it to rise above the sea; and then it's so jolly dangerous.' The Princess couldn't help wondering why it was so jolly dangerous; and how, if it were dangerous, it could be jolly. So she asked--quite without thinking that she was invisible: 'Why?' 'Why, you dunderhead ' retorted Wopole; 'because we're quite near the edge of the world, and if a strong wind should rise we should be blown right over it, and then we should fall right into the sun. See, stupid?' The Princess replied meekly: 'I thank you.' 'I should think you ought to thank me, ' Wopole retorted...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Ford Madox Ford
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-54042-3
Barcode: 9781151540423
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-54042-0

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