The Last Of The Foresters; Or, Humors On The Border. A Story Of The Old Virginia Frontier: Or…

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byJohn Esten Cooke

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1856. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXIII. Fanny's Views Upon Hekaldey. Fanny was overflowing with laughter, and her face was the perfection of glee. Her dark eyes fairly danced, and the profuse black curls which rippled around her face, were never still for a moment. In her hand Miss Fanny carried a wreath of primroses and other children of the autumn, which spread around them as she came a faint perfume. From the appearance of the young lady's feet, it seemed that she had gathered them herself. Her shoes and ankles, with their white stockings, were saturated with the dews of morning. After imprinting upon Miss Redbud's cheek the kiss which we have chronicled, Fanny gaily raised the yellow wreath, and deposited it upon the young girl's head. " There, Redbud!" she cried, " I declare, you look prettier than ever!" Redbud smiled, with an affectionate glance at her friend. " Oh !" cried the impulsive Fanny, " there you are, laughing at me, as much as to say that you are not pretty ! Affected !" _ " Oh, no," said Redbud. "Well, I don't say you are." "I don't like affectation." "Nor I," said Fanny; "but really, Reddy, I had no idea that yellow was so becoming to you." " Why V asked Redbud, smiling. " You are blonde, you know." " Well." " I wonder if blonde don't mean yellow," said the philosophic Fanny. " Does it V " Yes." " What then * " Why, of course, I thought yellow primroses would'nt become you ;--now they would suit me--I'm so dark." " You do not need them." " Fie--Miss Flatterer." " Oh, no, Fanny, I never natter." "Well, I'm glad you like me, then!" cried Fanny, for I declare I'm desperately in love with you, Reddy. Just think, now, how much nattered Miss Sallianna would have been if I had carried these flowers to her--you know she loves the ' beauties of nature.'" And Miss Fanny assum...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1856. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXIII. Fanny's Views Upon Hekaldey. Fanny was overflowing with laughter, and her face was the perfection of glee. Her dark e...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217954529

ISBN - 13:9780217954525

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