Daughters Of Shem And Other Stories

Paperback | January 18, 2012

bySamuel Gordon

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... Behind her rang out the sound of a horse's hoofs. That did not trouble her; she knew no one who rode a horse, at least at that speed, and therefore she did not fear interruption. The rider came abreast, cast a quick sidelong glance at her, and pulled up with a jerk. The next thing she knew was that he had dismounted and was walking beside her, leading the chafing animal by the bridle. "Good day," he said pleasantly; "this is lucky--I can pay my debt now." She looked at him; their eyes were almost on a level. A flush was on her face, but it might have been only the reflected tint of the pink parasol. "But you had no value for the money; you did not eat the fish," she said. "That's true, but my Phylax enjoyed them tremendously. You should have heard his bark after--it sounded like a thanksgiving. By the way, do you often take walks--alone?" "Whenever occasion offers," she answered equivocally. She was thinking what, according to Yeiteles, would happen if she were not "more friendly to the gentleman." He could take away their shop license. Not that it would make much difference to them--they could live on the contents of the oaken safe; but Yeiteles would be thrown out of employment and would have to starve. She would sacrifice her feelings of resentment for poor little Yeiteles' sake and show herself sociable to the Commissioner. t The latter did not appear to feel there was cause for apology. "Yes, in these nutshell places one has no room to be alone," he said, apropos of nothing; " I have been here twenty-four hours, and already I am gasping for breath. So I came out for a canter." "The road further on is very good," she could not, despite her resolution, forbear to remark. "Ah, you don't get rid of me so quickly," he laughed; "the road further on will i...

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... Behind her rang out the sound of a horse's hoofs. That did not trouble her; she knew no one who rode a horse, at least at that...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217814530

ISBN - 13:9780217814539

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