Cora and the Doctor; Or, Revelations of a Physician's Wife by Madeline Leslie

Cora and the Doctor; Or, Revelations of a Physician's Wife

byMadeline Leslie

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... was a sitting with one of Thomas's coats on a waiting to see her; but somehow I thought that would n't be just the thing. "' Is he himself?' she asked. "' He 's all right,' says I, meaning here,raising her hand to her head,' but he is n't very well.' "She started right up, and took her bonnet and shawl down from a nail, and said,' come' before I could hardly think what to do next. She almost flew across the road and up the lane. I had to run all the way to keep up. She stopped a minute in the entry to kind o' prepare herself, and then I opened the door; and them two sprang right into each other's arms. I declare, I acted like a fool, and stood behind the door crying as hard as ever I could, I was so astonished. She started and pushed him off a little to see if it was really her own husband, and then she hugged him tighter 'n ever. "'Anna,' says William, when he could speak, wiping his eyes with an old rag of an handkercher,' can you forgive me all?' "' Yes, all,' says she,' if you '11 only be my own William again,' and then she took his hand to lead him home. 'You '11 hardly know the children,' says she. "He put on the old slouched thing, he called a hat, when ha suddenly bethought himself he 'd got on Thomas's best coat, almost bran new; and with that he begun to pull it right off. But Thomas would n't let him. 'Reynolds,' says he, 'if you '11 promise to be a good husband to her, as I know you will be, if you '11 let rum alone, I '11 make you welcome to it.' "William snatched hold of his hands as.if he was going to cry, and says he,' I don't dare to promise, oh, how I wish I could!' "' Well, well,' says Thomas,' I '11 see you again,' for he thought 'twa' n't just the time to say more. I could n't help feelin proud o' my man, then, though I 'm 'fraid 'twas kind ...

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Title:Cora and the Doctor; Or, Revelations of a Physician's WifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021782403X

ISBN - 13:9780217824033

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