Brass Faces by Charles McevoyBrass Faces by Charles Mcevoy

Brass Faces

byCharles Mcevoy

Paperback | February 2, 2012

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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. 1913. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV The Same Day. The Mastodon on the Microphone. Stop-Press News. Up to this hour Gilmour had held and dogmatically expressed a violent pessimism as regards almost all women. The whole fabric of such philosophy now fell utterly to pieces in crossing a few miles of fields. He knew that what was called "falling in love" had mysteriously and even pleasurably happened to him, and this in spite of the fact that a distinct half of himself was up in violent arms against the whole thing. It was in this distracted fashion that he now enjoyed the rare sensation of one who experiences a perfectly natural emotion several years after it is due to happen. He was altogether puzzled and bewildered. There could be no doubt that Iris was, according to all his own views on the subject, a very alarming young persou, and equally small doubt that he, Gilmour, was running very decided risks in having so much to do with her; yet it only needed one glance at her burning, animated face to send a thrill through him that made any reasoning about her, or about his own position in the matter, impossible. It was a thrill that seemed to tell him that nothing on earth mattered compared with the feeling it. And Iris seemed a little uncomfortable, which gave her a bewitching sort of shynesa She commenced to talk about commonplace subjects in a nervous, halting manner that made him sorry for her, which was another pleasurable sensation, and long before the heathercovered heath beside his cottage came into view he was in complete subjection to that part of himself that was hurling him metaphorically at Iris's feet. After they had left the station road they had not passed one soul, and they reached the cottage apparently quite unobserved. The last hundred yards of the walk, with the o...
Title:Brass FacesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217690173

ISBN - 13:9780217690171