The Atlantic Monthly Volume 1

The Atlantic Monthly Volume 1

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... old-fashioned sort of ease, such as the Fogertys must have loved. " It is a pretty room, is it not? " said Lawrence. " You look at it as if it pleased you. How much more comfort there is about it than in the fashionable parlors of the day! It is solid, substantial comfort." ' "You look at it as if you had seen it before," said Otho to Isabella. " Do you know the room impressed me in that way, too?" "It is singular," said Lawrence, "the feeling, that 'all this has been before, ' that comes over one at times. I have heard it expressed by a great many people." " Have you, indeed, ever had this feeling? " asked Isabella. _. "Certainly," replied Lawrence; "I say to myself sometimes, 'I have been through all this before!' and I can almost go on to tell what is to come next, ---it seems so much a part of my past experience." " It is strange it should 'be so with y0u, --and with you too," she said, turning to Otho. " Perhaps we are all more alike than we have thought," said Otho. Otho's mother appeared, and the conversation took another tum. Isabella did not go to the Villovs again, until all the Lester family were summoned there to a large party that Mrs. Blanchard gave. She called it a house-warming, although she had been in the house some time. It was a beautiful cvening. A clear moonlight made it as brilliant outside on the lawn as the lights made the house within. There was a band of music stationed under the shrubbcry, and those who chose could dance. Those who were more romantic wandered away down the shaded walks, and listened to the dripping of the fountain. Lawrence and...show more

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  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 957g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236940849
  • 9781236940841