Sanna; A Novel

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byMary Ella Waller

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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.1905 Excerpt: ... XI Sanna's Party MESS ELLARETTA had come to see Sanna dressed for the party; it was an event in the girl's life. True, she had been during the winter term to dancingschool with Barney and her other mates, but the weekly gatherings were never dignified by the name of "party." Moreover, it was Sanna's first appearance at any large affair at'the Moncures'. Not only Miss Patch, but Lucy Mott, had run in to see Sanna in her eighteenthbirthday finery. Barney, too, had been notified, and was expected. Sanna, who was dressing in her room up-stairs, preparatory to donning the new-old gown in the sittingroom, heard his whistle-signal at the kitchen door, and ran to the head of the stairs. "Oh, Barney, you've come too soon! I sha'n't be ready for an hour." "I can't stop, Sanna, wish I could, though; it's coming in thick, a regular dungeon fog. I left Elnathan with the Light and walked over." "Oh, Barney! All those two miles, and for nothing!" "Not exactly for nothing, Sanna; look down here a minute, will you?" "I can't, Barney, I'm nowhere near rigged; my hair isn't done." "Never mind, slip on something and come down." "I really can't, you dear old gander; but, Barney--" "Well?" "Stay where you are, and I'll peep at you--I'm dying for a look!" "Sanna!" She set down the kerosene-lamp upon the landing. A merry laugh followed his exclamation. "Now look!" He did as commanded, and looked up into a radiant face framed in long wavy masses of brown hair that fell--fell (Barney felt a sudden dizziness as he gazed) in two rippling strands over the sheathing to within a yard of his face. The girl had lain flat on the clean garret floor, and, projecting her head over the stairway, suddenly shaken down all her crown of chestnut brown. Barney reached silently for the two slightly c...

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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.1905 Excerpt: ... XI Sanna's Party MESS ELLARETTA had come to see Sanna dressed for the party; it was an event in the girl's life. True, she had b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217043968

ISBN - 13:9780217043960

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