The Designer

The Designer

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...life hitherto undreamed of. Sunny of soul, light-hearted, winning, quick to see the humorous side of everything, generous, affectionate, was Lois Chilton. She went through life finding it well worth living, and shedding sunshine for all who would take it. She had a fine mind, worked conscientiously and comprehendingly, concentrating all her efforts upon her subject and letting it sink in. She was truthful as truth itself, scorned subterfuge and meanness, and if in the wrong was always ready to admit it and "take her medicine," as she expressed it. But "medicine," except in the form of a tonic, plenty of outdoor exercise and her gymnastic work, as well as a careful avoidance of overstudy, was never needed, and her intercourse with her other instructors, her parents and older people was that of the most delightful good-fellowship. They were, of course, her friends. She expected them to be so, why not? That an older person could entertain a grudging animosity toward a younger one was a condition of things quite beyond her grasp. But the year now drawing to its close had taught her much, and she was learning to distrust one of those "grown-ups" whom she had always been taught to trust and respect. Why Miss Joy had signaled out Lois Chilton for the special object of her acrimony it would be hard to explain, unless it was the natural antagonism of such a nature as hers for its exact opposite. That she had made life a burden for the girl for seven months was" past a doubt, and unless some sort of halt was soon called the outcome was liable to prove serious for her pupil. THEDESIGNER 699 When she was placed in the school, Lois' physical condition had been made known to the principal, who, in turn, explained to...show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568338
  • 9781236568335