Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern Volume 19

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byCharles Dudley Warner

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...this--it seems as if this day might be The day I somehow always thought to see, And that should come to bless me past the scope And measure of my farthest-reaching hope. To-day, maybe, the things that were concealed Before the first day was, shall be revealed; The riddle of our misery shall be read, And it be clear whether the dead are dead. Before this sun shall sink into the west The tired earth may have fallen on his breast, And into heaven the world have passed away.. At any rate, it is another day! A MIDSUMMER-DAY'S DREAM From 'Their Wedding Journey.' Copyright 1871 and 1894, by W. D. Howells. Reprinted by permission of the author, and of Houghton, Mifflin & Co., publishers. They had waited to see Leonard, in order that they might learn better how to find his house in the country; and now, when they came in upon him at nine o'clock, he welcomed them with all his friendly heart. He rose from the pile of morning's letters to which he had but just sat down; he placed them the easiest chairs; he made a feint of its not being a busy hour with him, and would have had them look upon his office, which was still damp and odorous from the porter's broom, as a kind of down-town parlor: but after they had briefly accounted to his amazement for their appearance then and there, and Isabel had boasted of the original fashion in which they had that morning seen New York, they took pity on him and bade him adieu till evening. They crossed from Broadway to the noisome street by the ferry, and in a. little while had taken their places in the train on the thither side of the water. "Don't tell me, Basil," said Isabel, "that Leonard travels fifty miles every day by rail going to and from his work!" "I must, dearest, if I would be truthful." "Then, darling, there...

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...this--it seems as if this day might be The day I somehow always thought to see, And that should come to bless me past t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217231489

ISBN - 13:9780217231480

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