Col. Judson Of Alabama; Or, A Southerner's Experience At The North by Fannie Bean

Col. Judson Of Alabama; Or, A Southerner's Experience At The North

byFannie Bean

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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.1892 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. THE BOARDERS KEEP TRAMPLING ON THE COLONEL'S POLITICAL CORNS. When the colonel and Mrs. Judson returned from their drive, they found their room had been visited in their absence, and many touching evidences of the Van Tassel affection and esteem were everywhere visible. The bed had been changed (to the great detriment of some other boarder's sleep that night); ruffled pillow shams had been placed over the pillows; a clean white quilt covered the bed; the two rickety chairs had been sent to another boarder's room and replaced by more reliable ones, including a Boston rocker with a white tidy and pink bows on the back; clean lawn curtains hung at the windows, and the shade that wouldn't go up or down had been repaired; a cover had been placed on the soap dish, a glistening goblet on the wash stand; the broken, smoky lamp chimney had been exchanged for a new one; the wick had been cut--and, by an extraordinary effort of genius, cut-almost straight; and (most touching of all!) over the mantel-piece had been hung the photographs (in gilded oval frames) of the whole Van Tassel family, old man Van Tassel and " mother," both in spectacles and looking very funny in their best clothes, being taken together, seated side by side, holding each other's brawny hands; two of the sons, who were married, were sitting in chairs with their wives standing behind their backs, each with a hand on her husband's shoulderj and every one of the family who was not dressed in plaids or stripes wore blue or red--with the usual effect; and their rings and watch chains were all gilded over, and their lips and cheeks painted very red. When the colonel and his wife went down to supper they found themselves disposed of in the corner at a small round table with the Esterbrooks, ne...

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Title:Col. Judson Of Alabama; Or, A Southerner's Experience At The NorthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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