The Coraddi, Vol. 36

The Coraddi, Vol. 36 : April, 1932 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Coraddi, Vol. 36: April, 1932 Luckily for me, she did not throw any of the despised volumes at me that first afternoon I called. She was indeed extremely gracious and invited us into a front parlor, in which she had been working. She bustled about to stir up the fire, for the day was chill, talking all the while of how good it was to get to talk to some one of culture. In ten minutes she had disposed of the whole village, up one Side the road and down the other, with pointed descriptions of each neighbor's deficiencies. Her few scattered friends she accorded kindly condescension; all the others she attacked with withering scorn. She had had no company for several days, we learned, for She had a great deal to talk about. She had set up a loom before the fire - place and was weaving a rug which she evidently thought very beautiful, but to me it seemed drab, like her house, and suited only to her musty rooms. As she stooped over the frame and explained how the pattern was to work out, she seemed a real old witch, so bent and gnarled and wasted away. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243254857
  • 9780243254859