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Hilda's Home; A Story of Woman's Emancipation (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
Discovery Miles 3 900
Hilda's Home; A Story of Woman's Emancipation (Paperback): Rosa Graul

Hilda's Home; A Story of Woman's Emancipation (Paperback)

Rosa Graul

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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.1899 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXI. In the days and nights that followed Imelda had every opportunity for studying this sister pair, with whom her manner of becoming acquainted was so different from that she had pictured. The first week was - trying time. Fever flushed the cheeks of the injured girl, tossed her head upon her pillow, and in her delirium she spoke of many things that caused Imelda's face alternately to pale and glow. If any reliance could be placed upon those wild utterances, ' storm tossed" would rightly apply to the life she had been leading. In her troubled dreams she was living in an atmosphere that was strange to the much tried sister. At intervals she would recognize Imelda for a few moments; then there was a subdued light in the feverish eyes, a nervous twitching about the lips. Her hand would come creeping in a hesitating way, groping for that of her sister. Imelda thought she understood. Gently pressing the groping hand she would lay her cheek to that of the suffering girl and whisper, "It is all right, Cora, never mind." Sometimes in lucid intervals, tears would force their way from under the closed eyelids and roll down the faded cheek. Imelda would gently wipe them away and kiss the parched lips. But invariably the next moment wild fancies would hold sway and she would talk of things the patient sister could not understand. Edith and Hilda were of the greatest help to Imelda. They would insist upon relieving her that she might refresh her tired frame with hours of balmy sleep, and also insisted that she should occasionally take a walk in the evening or morning air. Hilda more particularly proved herself a valuable assistant. The soft magnetic touch of her hand seemed to give ease to Cora in her most restless moments. For more than a week her life ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Rosa Graul
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-02687-4
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-02687-1
Barcode: 9781150026874

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