Galusha The Magnificient [!]; A Novel

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJoseph Crosby Lincoln

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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. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII THE announcement exploded like a bomb in the midst of the little group in the light keeper's sitting room. Lulie turned a trifle pale and looked worried and alarmed. Martha uttered an exclamation, dropped the window shade and turned toward her young friend. Mr. Bangs looked from one to the other and was plainly very anxious to help in some way but not certain how to begin. Of the four Nelson Howard, the one most concerned, appeared least disturbed. It was he who spoke first and his tone was brisk and businesslike. "Well, Lulie," he said, "what do you want me to do? Shall I stay and face it out? I don't mind. There's nothing for us to be ashamed of, you know." But Lulie shook her head. "Oh, no, no, Nelson," she cried, "you mustn't. You had better go, right away. There will be a scene, and with all those people here" Miss Phipps put in a word. "But perhaps Nelson's right, after all, Lulie," she said. "There is no reason in the world why he shouldn't come to see you, and maybe he and Cap'n Jeth might as well have a plain understandin' now as any time." Miss Hallett's agitation increased. "Oh, no," she cried, again. "Don't you see it mustn't happen, on father's account? You know how he--you know how excited and--and almost violent he gets when any one crosses him nowadays. I'm afraid something might happen to him. I'm afraid. Please go, Nelson, for my sake." The young man nodded. "Of course, Lulie," he declared. "You're perfectly right. I'm off. Good-night." He was hastening toward the dining room door, but Primmie, dancing up and down like a jumping jack, barred his way. "No, no, no," she squealed, "you can't--you can't. They're almost to the door now. He'll catch you sure. He will. Oh, my Lord of Isrul!" Sure enough, the latch of the door leadin...

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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. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII THE announcement exploded like a bomb in the midst of the little group in the light keeper's sitting room. Lulie t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217480772

ISBN - 13:9780217480772

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