Windyhaugh; A Novel

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byGraham Travers

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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.1899 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LX. THE CYCLE IS COMPLETE. The children lay stretched full length in the hay-field, like kittens momentarily exhausted with a romp. "Let's pretend "said Wilhelmina dreamily at last. Has time's wheel run back?--or is the cycle complete? Even so. The cycle is complete. Wilhelmina the Second is a fascinating witch, but she is not much concerned about her soul. I am afraid she is not even on bowing terms with the successful young grocer, though he has rebuilt the grimy old shop, and has fitted it up with " every modern improvement." What with rabbits to be fed, and plants to be watered, and a great family of dolls to be put to bed every night, life really is a very busy and responsible thing. Wilhelmina's small brother, George the Second, is not a very interesting playmate at present. Uncle Gavin has just got his company, and George can play at nothing but soldiers. He has a thousand questions to ask Uncle Gavin when that wonderful being brings Aunt Daisy to Windyhaugh next month. Fortunately Wilhelmina the Second is not shut up to George's company just now. Mr. Ellis' two tall girls are kindly willing to lay aside the dignity of their years, and join in many a frolic. Mr. Ellis himself is seated some distance off with Harley and Wilhelmina the First. Mr. Carmichael has just joined the party, and Mr. Ellis is reading aloud from a book he has brought from London. "' Yet Faith, ofttimes He taught, Was nowise bare believing; since belief Comes hard or easy as minds go.... What Faith He asked of whoso entered in The slave may have in bondage, if he lifts Eyes of sad hope; th' unlettered hind may have Who, at his toil, hungers for better bread Than what toil buys; the little child may have Content to love and trust; all souls shall have Which, when the light...

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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.1899 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LX. THE CYCLE IS COMPLETE. The children lay stretched full length in the hay-field, like kittens momentarily exhausted w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217143733

ISBN - 13:9780217143738

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