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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... O awaken in a still, delicious room, with the summer morning sun shine breaking softly into it through leafy greenness, was a delightful thing to Miss Fox-Seton, who was accustomed to opening her eyes upon four walls covered with cheap paper, to the sound of outside hammerings, and the rattle and heavy roll of wheels. In a building at the back of her bed-sitting-room there lived a man whose occupation, beginning early in the morning, involved banging of a persistent nature. She awakened to her first day at Mallowe, stretching herself luxuriously, with the smile of a child. She was so thankful for the softness of her lavender-fragrant bed, and so delighted with the lovely freshness of her chintz-hung room. As she lay upon her pillow, she could see the boughs of the trees, and hear the chatter of darting starlings. When her morning tea was brought, it seemed like nectar to her. She was a perfectly healthy woman, with a palate as unspoiled as that of a six-year-old child in the nursery. Her enjoyment of all things was so normal as to be in her day and time an absolute abnormality. She rose and dressed at once, eager for the open air and sunshine. She was out upon the lawn before any one else but the Borzoi, which rose from beneath a tree and came with stately walk toward her. The air was exquisite, the broad, beautiful stretch of view lay warm in the sun, the masses of flowers on the herbaceous borders showed leaves and flower-cups adorned with glittering drops of dew. She walked across the spacious sweep of short-cropped sod, and gazed enraptured at the country spread out below. She could have kissed the soft white sheep dotting the fields and lying in gentle, huddled groups under the trees. "The darlings!" she said, in a little, effusive...
In the chapbook "Making Faces," poet K. A. Wisniewski explores themes of childhood and heritage, travel, memory, and love. The collection excavates both familiar and strange, foreign and domestic, scenes and investigates feelings of awkwardness and joy, intimacy and insecurity, familiar to us all. It is a work that ultimately addresses how we construct both experience and meaning, and, sometimes clumsily, plant new roots.
Having spent well over a decade at the University of Notre Dame as both a history professor and minister in the residence halls, Fr. Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C., has become well acquainted with college students, and well liked by them too. What began as talks, reflections, and homilies at the University is now presented here in a collection of essays. Keeping the Faith, Making a Difference speaks directly to the questions, issues, and interests of young adults, and does so in an easy-going, conversational style. He addresses topics such as faith and discipleship, relationships between men and women, and the importance of mission and service in the church and world.
Hello Kitty is ready for irresistible fun Dress her up with adorable magnetic accessories. Then decorate your own world with cute stickers included in the 16-page book. Express your creative flair for fashion and life like Hello Kitty.
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