A Golden Dream

A Golden Dream

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...hands, when the door was flung open, and Cherubine rushed in, to literally fling herself at Aube's feet, seize her hands and hold them to her cheeks, before kissing them with wild, hysterical delight, her eyes flashing, her teeth glistening, and her bosom heaving with delight. " Oh, you beautiful, you beautiful! " she whispered, hoarsely. " Kiss poor Cherub once more, like you did when a tiny little girl." Aube bent down and pressed her ruddy lips on the broad, black brow, with the result that as she knelt there Cherubine flung her arms about the girl's waist and burst into a fit of hysterical sobbing. ' She checked it directly and showed her teeth. " It's because she's so glad. Everybody glad Mahme Nousie's beautiful babe come back. Hark! how they sing and shout." " Is that because I have come? " whispered Aube, who felt startled. " Yes, and the flowers and the fruit." Cherubine was checked at that moment by the coming of Nousie, looking proud, flushed, and excited.. Her heavy inert ways seemed to have departed as she crossed the room to Aube, and took her hand, to hold it in both of hers for a few moments before.kissing it tenderly. " My dearest," she whispered; and Aube felt that in their eyes sixteen years of the past were as nothing--that she was still the little idolized child. " That letter," she whispered to herself, and she looked gently at her mother, through the medium of its words, and leaned forward and kissed her. N ousie's face changed. A spasm of mingled pain and delight shot through her. " My beautiful one! " she whispered fondly, as she pressed her child to her breast. Then drawing herself...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236872177
  • 9781236872173