Come Rack! Come Rope!

Come Rack! Come Rope! : (Robert Hugh Benson Classics Collection)

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Yet, as Robin rode to Marjorie none of these things were done. It was a still day of frost; the sky was arched above him, across the high hills, like that terrible crystal which is the vault above which sits God-hard blue from horizon to horizon; the fringe of feathery birches stood like filigree-work above him on his left; on his right ran the Derwent, sucking softly among his sedges; on this side and that lay the flat bottom through which he went-meadowland broken by rushes; his mare Cecily stepped along, now cracking the thin ice of the little pools with her dainty feet, now going gently over peaty ground, blowing thin clouds from her red nostrils, yet unencouraged by word or caress from her rider; who sat, heavy and all but slouching, staring with his blue eyes under puckered eyelids, as if he went to an appointment which he would not more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 22.1mm | 653.17g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150860469X
  • 9781508604693

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