Cape Breton Tales

Cape Breton Tales

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"[...]sex. The wagons are beginning to appear now, scattering the pedestrians right and left as they rattle by, bearing whole families packed in little space; and away across the harbor, you see a small fleet of brown sails putting off from the Cape for the nearer shore. Outside the church, in the open space before the steps, is gathered a constantly growing multitude, a dense, restless swarm of humanity, full of gossip and prognostic, until suddenly the bell stops its clangor overhead; then there is a surging up the steps and through the wide doors of the sanctuary; and outside all is quiet once more. The Acadians do not appear greatly to relish the more solemn things of religion. They like better a religion demurely gay, pervaded by light and color. [...]."
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507549733
  • 9781507549735

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