Long Island Agriculturist Volume 5

Long Island Agriculturist Volume 5

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...the minute I should lay eye upon him, it struck me all at once that the house was curiously quiet. To be sure, somebody was stirring and the breakiast was cooking, but the premonition that something had happened was strong upon me when I descended the ladder. _ In the living room I found a mighty sober-faced old Daddy putting breakfast on the table. _ "It's just you and me for me, this mornin', Stannie," he muttered, laying plates for two; and his mild old eyes looked as if they were 8b011'cents '10 take a bath. "What!" I exclaimed. ton gone '2.'..Uh_huh; bright gnd ea_rly;_fore day, I reckon; leastwise, I didnt hem' him when he went." _ p ' "But where's Jeanie'! She isnt sick, is she?" He shook his head dolefu'l'ly. "No; she--she's gone, too. "Not with Bullerton?" I 885?"! "It sure does look that-away, Stannie. She left a li'l' note on the table for me, a-tellin' me not to worry Ilfmei and sayin' I needn't look for her till I saw her ag'in." _ At first I could hardly believe my own ears. It was so incredibly out of keepinghwith Jeanie as I had been idealizing er. "Are you going after them?" I demanded. "What for?" was the deSPndent query. " 'Tain't a morsel 0' use. any way you look at it. Jeanie's a woman g1-owed, and she don't have to have the old daddy say she can. 1' She mustn't. Besides, they was Pmbably pitchin' out to catch one o' the early trains--there's one each day, east and west--ind' tlhem trains 've been 89116 a coup e o ours. _ _ Daddy had done his best with the breakfast, but I don't recall any meal of my lifshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236878981
  • 9781236878984