My Brother Stephen (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from My Brother Stephen In person he was slender, in height not over five feet 7seven inches. His figure was handsome; exceedingly well proportioned. His feet were small, as were his hands, which were soft and delicate. His head was large and well proportioned. The features Of his face were regular and. Striking. His nose was straight, inclined to aquiline; his nostrils full and dilated. His mouth was regular in form and the lips full. His most remarkable feature were his eyes. They were very dark and very large, and lit up with unusual intelligence. His hair was dark, nearly black. The color of his eyes and hair he inherited from his mother, some Of whose remote ancestors were Italian, though She was directly Of English descent. In conversation he was very interesting, but more sugges tive than argumentative. He was an excellent listener, though well informed on every current topic. His father, William Barclay Foster, was an enter prising, prominent citizen and merchant of Pittsburgh, Pa., Of scotch-irish ancestry. Alexander Foster was the first Of the family who came to America. He emigrated from Londonderry, Ireland, about the year 1728, and settled in Little Britain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He had three sons and six daughters. 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.
- Paperback | 62 pages
- 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
- 23 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 5 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white