Fresh Leaves

Fresh Leaves

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"[...]tone, no act of hers, not freighted with God-like love. Alas!-alas for us then, if, turning the tablets, they showed us this long debt of love unappreciated-unpaid! No blossoming plants luxuriated in the windows of Mr. Wade's house; no picture attracted attention upon the walls; with the exception of a huge map of the United States in the hall, their blank whiteness was pitilessly unrelieved. The whole house seemed to be hopelessly given up to the household god-utility. If Mrs. Wade ever had any womanish leaning toward the ornamental, she had long since learned to suppress it; and what woman, how poor soever she may be, does not make some feeble attempt to brighten up the little spot she calls home? Beautiful to me, for this reason, is the crude picture, the cheap plaster-cast, or the china mug with its dried grass, or the blue ribbon which ties back the coarse but[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507556683
  • 9781507556689

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