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His Angel; A Romance of the Far West (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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His Angel; A Romance of the Far West (Paperback): Henry Herman
His Angel; A Romance of the Far West (Paperback): Henry Herman

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His Angel; A Romance of the Far West (Paperback)

Henry Herman

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. WOULD THAT BE WRONG, DADDIE DEAR 1 THE amber evening sunlight danced upon the hundred panes of the handsome conservatory of a majestic, brown stone mansion on Fifth Avenue, New York City. It darted and flashed in a myriad sparkling atoms between the graceful fanlike branches of a small forest of palms, it gleamed yellow upon the darkly resplendent foliage of the camellia trees, and the delicately pale green lacework of the maidenhair ferns turned a mellow gold beneath its kiss. Its fairy touch bronzed the stately chrysanthemums with a richer and a deeper brown, it bathed evergreen and aloe and cactus in a flood of rippling sheen, and ran in dozens of warm, ruddy flecks and streaks upon the marble mosaic floor. In one corner, where the drawn blinds and the overhanging foliage of the climbing stepha- notis and of the stately fan palms afforded a welcome shade, Angel Kershaw swung herself to and fro in a high, round-backed, old- fashioned rocking-chair. On her right, Diana, the huntress, drew an arrow from a marble quiver; on her left, Juno scowled in white stony majesty at a mythical, invisible Paris. Miss Kershaw was engaged in the unprofitable occupation of sighing. To sigh implies fear of failure or delay in the realization of a wish. It implies that some little house of cards, fancifully and daintily constructed, is in danger of being rudely blown down. It implies that some bright picture of hope has been called from dreamland, and found but a pleasurable dream. Now it would seem strange, to start with, that a young lady so favoured by kindly nature and by a kindlier fortune, as Angelica Kershaw doubtlessly was above her sisters, should haveaught to sigh for at all. She was young, good looking, the admired of all men, the envied of all women. Di...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Henry Herman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-22203-7
Barcode: 9780217222037
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-22203-X

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