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He Fell in Love with His Wife (Paperback) Loot Price: R516
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He Fell in Love with His Wife (Paperback): Edward Payson Roe

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Edward Payson Roe

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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1886 Original Publisher: P. F. Collier Subjects: Fiction / Literary Fiction / Romance / General Fiction / Romance / Contemporary Fiction / Family Life Literary Criticism / General Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER V MRS. MUMPSON TAKES UP HER BURDENS THE next morning, Holcroft awoke early. The rising sun flooded his plain little room with mellow light. It was impossible to give way to dejection in that radiance, and hope, he scarcely knew why, sprung up in his heart. He was soon dressed, and having kindled the kitchen fire, went out on the porch. There had been a change in the wind during the night, and now it blew softly from the south. The air was sweet with the indefinable fragrance of spring. The ethereal notes of bluebirds were heard on every side. Migratory robins were feeding in the orchard, whistling and calling their noisy congratulations on arriving at old haunts. The frost was already oozing from the ground, but the farmer welcomed the mud, knowing that it indicated a long advance toward plowing and planting time, time. He bared his head to the sweet, warm air and took long, deep breaths. " If this weather holds," he muttered, "I can soon put in some early potatoes on that warm hillside yonder. Yes, I can stand even her for the sake of being on the old place in mornings like this. The weather'll be getting better every day and I can be out of doors more. I'll have a stove in my room to-night; I would last night if the old air-tight hadn't given out completely. I'll take it to town this afternoon and sell it for old iron. Then I'll get a bran' new one and put it up in my room. They can't follow me there and they can'...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2009
First published: December 2009
Authors: Edward Payson Roe
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 290
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-66655-1
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-150-66655-2
Barcode: 9781150666551

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