Sixty Jane; And, The Strike On The Schlafeplatz Railroad "our Anchel" The Lady And Her Soul The…

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byJohn Luther Long

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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. 1903. Excerpt: ... THE OUTRAGEOUS MISS DAWN-DREAM ABOUT AN INCH PAST SEVEN IN THE MORNING MISS DAWN-DREAM was embroidering--I do not know what, exactly. It would belong to a trousseau presently--when completed. Perhaps it was a furisode'. The shoji were closed--for this was secret work, and close at hand were other shoji. Just outside was a mite of a cherry-tree, skilfully gnarled to look like much more of a cherry-tree. It had a thousand huge pink blossoms thick-studded on its small branches. But a bird had found standing-room among them. Now he trilled a note which made Miss Dawn-Dream drop the furisode--if that is what it was--and fly to the shoji. These she opened and bowed to the bird. "0 august first robin," she whispered, "do you announce the spring 7" The bird looked curiously into her apartment. Dawn-Dream thought of the furisode". "You must not look at--that, robin!" She smiled up at him. "What can an excellent little bird know about--wedding-things?" But the bird looked very wise. "Perhaps it is my honorable wedding you announce?" whispered the girl, laughing. The bird nodded gravely. "But--I have something to do--before!" The robin pecked at a blossom. He liked DawnDream. Everybody did. "You will wait?" The bird satisfied her that he would. In Japan, you know, birds are people of more consequence than they are here. It was not five feet aross the tiny garden to the other ehoji I have mentioned. One of these had also opened. A face had appeared. Then a hand. In this was a brush. The artist also bowed to the bird. Then he saw Miss Dawn-Dream, and began to close his shoji and to pretend that he had not. For he had looked into his fiancee's holy of holies--and this was excessively improper! Men had been killed for this. But--Dawn-Dream smiled at him! He halted--ques...

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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. 1903. Excerpt: ... THE OUTRAGEOUS MISS DAWN-DREAM ABOUT AN INCH PAST SEVEN IN THE MORNING MISS DAWN-DREAM was embroidering--I do not know what, e...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217877907

ISBN - 13:9780217877909

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