Revenge Is Sweet; A Tale

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byAlice Evezard

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. Marie was in a depressed state of mind for several days. At length, one day, there being a holiday in the school for some fete or other, she determined to go and visit Margot, and take her the promised soup. Perhaps she thought the walk might raise her spirits. So she set out with a basket on her arm, something like lied Riding Hood of old; but Marie had no wolf to fear, she only dreaded--she hardly knew why--meeting Monsieur Josef; but there was not much fear, for at that time of the morning he was usually at home, seeing his patients; and Marie, consoling herself with this reflection, went tranquilly on her way. It was a long lonely road; now and then a peasant going to town with a cart-load of vegetables would pass by, and doff his hat to "Mademoiselle," or some sturdy workman, eating his early meal by the roadside, would wish her good-day, for Marie was well known and beloved amongst the poor; she never showed her pride to those beneath her in station, and her answers to all these salutations were cordial and sincere, for Marie was glad to be appreciated, as who is not r But for the most part the road was lonely, and the only signs of life were the birds that sang in the trees, or the squirrel that crossed the path; it was a walk of some miles, but through such lovely country that Marie could not feel tired. The road was overhung by trees almost meeting overhead, and covered with blossoms; oranges, citrons, and the pointed-leaved almond tree were there, the wax-like flowers of the former crowded with bees, humming and buzzing somewhat noisily in the sunshine; swallows, twittering as they went, flew swift as arrows through the warm air, which was quite heavy with the scent of the flowers. Presently a space in the roadside bare of trees sho...

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. Marie was in a depressed state of mind for several days. At length, one day, there being a holiday in the school ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217920217

ISBN - 13:9780217920216

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