Assorted Articles (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Assorted Articles It is a queer reversal Of the Victorian order. Father Winces and bridles and trembles in his study or his library, and the innocent maiden knocks you ﬂat with her outspokenness in the conservatory. And you have to admit that she is the man of the two; of the three, maybe. Especially when she says, rather sternly, I hope you didn't let daddy see what you thought of him! But what do I think of him? I gasp. Oh, it's fairly Obvious she replies coolly, and dismisses the point. I admit the young are a little younger than I am or a little Older, which is it? I really haven't spent my years cultivating prunes and prisms, yet, con fronted with a young thing of twenty-two, I Often find myself with a prune-stone in my mouth, and I don t know what to do with it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 220 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12mm | 302g
- 11 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 50 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white