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Hawthorne's Works (Volume 15) (Paperback) Loot Price: R391
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Hawthorne's Works (Volume 15) (Paperback): Nathaniel Hawthorne
Hawthorne's Works (Volume 15) (Paperback): Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Hawthorne's Works (Volume 15) (Paperback)

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1896. Excerpt: ... head; the doctor perceives that, it being a difficult tooth to get at, wedged between the two largest in his jaws, he must pull very hard; and the instrument is introduced. A turn of the doctor's hand; the patient begins to utter a cry, but the tooth comes out first, with four prongs. The patient gets up, half amazed, pays the doctor ninepence, pockets the tooth, and the spectators are in glee and admiration. There was a fat woman, a stage-passenger to-day, -- a wonder how she could possibly get through the door, which seemed not so wide as she. When she put her foot on the step, the stage gave a great lurch, she joking all the while. A great, coarse, red-faced dame. Other passengers, -- three or four slender Williamstown students, a young girl, and a man with one leg and two cratches. One of the most sensible men in this village is a plain, tall, elderly person, who is overseeing the mending of a road, -- humorous, intelligent, with much thought about matters and things; and while at work he has a sort of dignity in handling the hoe or crow-bar, which shows him to be the chief. In the evening he sits under the stoop, silent and observant from under the brim of his hat; but, occasion calling, he holds an argument about the benefit or otherwise of manufactories or other things. A simplicity characterizes him more than appertains to most Yankees. A man in a pea-green frock-coat, with velvet collar. Another in a flowered chintz frock-coat. There is a great diversity of hues in garments. A doctor, a stout, tall, round-paunched, red-faced, brutal-looking old fellow, who gets drunk daily. He sat down on the step of oui stoop, looking surly, and speaking to nobody; then got up and walked homeward, with a morose swagger and a slight unevenness of gait, attended by a flue Newfoundlan...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-27864-4
Barcode: 9781154278644
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-27864-6

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