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The Delineator Volume 64, No. 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R255 Discovery Miles 2 550
The Delineator Volume 64, No. 2 (Paperback): R. S. O'Loughlin
The Delineator Volume 64, No. 2 (Paperback): R. S. O'Loughlin

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The Delineator Volume 64, No. 2 (Paperback)

R. S. O'Loughlin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...had come and to invite him to the slowly greening woods where tanagers and towhees and the brown thrush were waiting. To this wonderful dooryard, just two blocks from where street-cars ran and bustle was made by people who were after things, there came a guest of rare quality. At twilight one night from within the cedars sounded the clear, vibrant note of a wood-thrush. It startled the neighborhood. All those who had ears heard the sweet "Come to me," which the heavenly voice seemed repeating. Why do these voices call at evening and at early morning? To one who thinks, the mystery of life and love A PERFECT EXPONENT OF CRUELTY--PITILESS, COOL AND UNRELENTING--IT WAS HARD TO BELIEVE THAT HE WAS NOT GRATIFYING SOME OTHER INSTINCT THAN SIMPLE HUNGER. and of all the world's work is suggested by them. On the south side of the house there was an old poplar tree whose days were numbered. Nothing but the fact that a robin's nest was in it had saved it for a year past. It was quite close to the window, and one day, as two sat at the window sewing, a queer, complaining strain of music, repeated over and over again, came from its depths. It went on all day with intervals of so short duration that the bird did not appear to have stopped for food. The next day the same querulous notes were uttered. Occasionally there was a faint resemblance t o the song of an oriole, but it was so different in musical phrasing that one could not be certain until the singer was seen. Close watch was kept, and on the second afternoo n an oriole was seen to fly across the road. He was gone a short time only, and then was back at his hard work of singing that dismal tune. The oriole kept this up so long that the family grew to expect it and to sympathize with...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: R. S. O'Loughlin
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-56273-6
Barcode: 9781130562736
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-56273-5

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