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David and Jonathan (Paperback) Loot Price: R249
Discovery Miles 2 490
David and Jonathan (Paperback): Ernest Temple Thurston

David and Jonathan (Paperback)

Ernest Temple Thurston

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV SEX COR the whole of the next week, she kept her distance. There was nothing small or petty about her attitude. To all appearances, she talked to them the same as usual, but in indescribable ways they were made to feel that they were outside the pale. David seems unable to describe it better than that. "It was a sensation," he says, "that we were, of course, inevitable to the situation. We could not be avoided, and she realized it would be foolish on her part to disassociate herself from us in any way. But there would come a look into her eyes often, as though she were miles away from us in her thoughts. She was not married, it is true, and though, as far as I was concerned, she had not told me of any love affair she had left behind in England, she seemed all that time to be thinking of one. There is a look in a woman's eye when she is thinking about a man. It is not necessarily sentimental at all, but is certainly different from any other. That look she often had." From all I can read in David's script, Jonathan seems to have been scarcely, if at all, affected by this change of manner. He worked on, twelve and sometimes fourteen hours a day, slogging at it like a slave, to get the place really comfortable and safe before he undertook that first attempt at their escape by sea. And during this time, day by day, Joan seemed to improve in her appearance. Scrupulously she adhered to the garments they had practically prescribed for her, but it seemed to David that she was doing her hair with greater consideration. There was as well a finer glow of colour in her cheeks and lips. Even her eyes seemed brighter. Again and again he would find himself looking at her and thinking of those few moments when he had held her in his arms as he carried her up th...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Ernest Temple Thurston
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-21032-7
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-21032-X
Barcode: 9781150210327

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