Bronson Alcott's Fruitlands by Clara Endicott SearsBronson Alcott's Fruitlands by Clara Endicott Sears

Bronson Alcott's Fruitlands

byClara Endicott Sears

Paperback | January 6, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... XI TRANSCENDENTAL WILD OATS BY - Louisa May Alcott ORIGINAL CHARACTERS OF TRANSCENDENTAL WILD OATS Timon Lion Charles Lane. His Son William Lane. Abel Lamb A. Bronson Alcott. Sister Hope Mrs. Alcott. Her Daughters . . . The Alcott girls. John Pease Samuel Bower. Forest Absalom . . . Abram Everett. Moses White .... Joseph Palmer. Jane Gage Anna Page. TRANSCENDENTAL WILD OATS A CHAPTER FROM AN UNWRITTEN ROMANCE On the first day of June, 184-, a large wagon, drawn by a small horse and containing a motley load, went lumbering over certain New England hills, with the pleasing accompaniments of wind, rain, and hail. A serene man with a serene child upon his knee was driving, or rather being driven, for the small horse had it all his own way. A brown boy with a William Penn style of countenance sat beside him, firmly embracing a bust of Socrates. Behind them was an energetic-looking woman, with a benevolent brow, satirical mouth, and eyes brimful of hope and courage. A baby reposed upon her lap, a mirror leaned against her knee, and a basket of provisions danced about at her feet, as she struggled with a large, unruly umbrella. Two blue-eyed little girls, with hands full of childish treasures, sat under one old shawl, chatting happily together. In front of this lively party stalked a tall, sharp-featured man, in a long blue cloak; and a fourth small girl trudged along beside him through the mud as if she rather enjoyed it. The wind whistled over the bleak hills; the rain fell in a despondent drizzle, and twilight began to fall. But the calm man gazed as tranquilly into the fog as if he beheld a radiant bow of promise spanning the gray sky. The cheery woman tried to cover every one but herself with the big umbrella. The brown boy pillowed his head on the bald p...
Title:Bronson Alcott's FruitlandsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217450199

ISBN - 13:9780217450195