Vanity Square; A Story Of Fifth Avenue Life by Edgar SaltusVanity Square; A Story Of Fifth Avenue Life by Edgar Saltus

Vanity Square; A Story Of Fifth Avenue Life

byEdgar Saltus

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...The smile fell from him. " Do you know that the day before yesterday was the birthday of my life?" "I know that a girl needs protection." "I know, too, that, however and how vainly I had hoped, it was not until the day before yesterday that I believed you would accept it from me. The tragedy of age is not that a man is old; it is that he is young. That tragedy you made into a festival." Through some miracle of love, Sayce had really succeeded in rejuvenating. His hair was white, but his skin, the /:-color of brick, was unlined, his eyes were as luminous as her own. Yet, then, happiness is a great elixir. To Stella no elixir was necessary. She was an elixir herself, solidified, in cold storage. But, having, perhaps, less enthusiasm for the subject in which he revelled, she changed it. " Did I understand from you that Mr. Uxhill's condition is temporary?" The little douche in the question dampened Sayce, if at all, but for the instant. The girl's reserve was one of the elements of the elixir which she exhaled, and not the least heady element, either. It was one, though, Sayce felt, which marriage would sublimate. That conviction evaporating the douche, he nodded serenely. " Oh, yes. Through some strain, it may be through some shock, he has lost his memory. A counter-emotion is indicated." Stella patted her apron, adjusted a cuff. " He cared a great deal for her, did he not?" With a gesture that was familiar to him, Sayce ran a hand through his hair. " Yes, and you see what love will do. Should anything separate us, my condition would be quite the same, unless it happened to be worse." "Which a counter-emotion would dispel," the girl, with her rare smile, replied. Then, getting back to her muttons, she asked, " Do you know, at all, why she...
Title:Vanity Square; A Story Of Fifth Avenue LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217904556

ISBN - 13:9780217904551