Good Words for 1877 (Classic Reprint)

Good Words for 1877 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Good Words for 1877 May it so happen, an' may it so fall, Ah may be lady of Burneston Hall. He had been smiling as he looked at the careless grace of the girl's attitude, but as she ended the smile broadened, and he burst out laughing. The girl started, looked round, and then jumped down; her sun-bonnet fell back as she reached the ground. Mr. Burneston saw the loveliest little face he had ever seen in his life. Large blue-grey eyes gazed at him in bright terror from under delicate, 'finely marked brows, shadowed by a frizzled crop of brown hair, which straggled over her forehead, but did not hide its beauty; the red lips were parted with the sudden alarm, but the nose and chin were so delicate, yet so firm in their outline, that they might have belonged to an ancient statue. A bright deep blush spreading over her face and throat wakened Burneston from his sudden enchantment. 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 | 938 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 47mm | 1,229g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243323085
  • 9780243323081