My Wife's Husband; A Touch of Nature

My Wife's Husband; A Touch of Nature

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...go aboard the Whaleback to go to the Fair. There was a offul crowd, an' the people was jammed into one another in a promiscuous way that wa'n't very soothin' to ones corns an' temper, only when a feller gits into one 0' them crowds he knows there haint no manner of use in gittin' mad at nobody, fur it haint enny body in p'tickler that does the crowdin', it jest seems to surge an' push along of itself, like the water in the lake. Finally, we got onto the boat an' went out to the Fair Grounds. I found S'frony had gone away from the spot where I'd told her to meet me at one 0'clock, an' bein' it was 4 0'clock before I got there, I couldn't blame her much, although she mite a knowed I'd git there some time an' be oneasy ef I didn't find her. I s'posed she'd stay close 'round s0's I could find her easy when I come, but wimmen in general haint very considderate. They don't stop to think how ankshus there husbands 'll feel about 'em. When I found she wa'n't there, I told the colonel I'd better git along tords our bordin' house, 'cause ef S'frony had gone home she mite think suthin' had happened to me, an' she'd be worritin' about me. To tell the truth, a preecher from Kansas was a stoppin' with his wife at the same bordin' house we was at, an' S'frony bein' allus interested in relidgious topicks, I thought it'd be jest as well fur me to be gittin' home. Not that I was ever jellus of S'frony, but the preecher had ben talkin' up the needs 0' there congregashun, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739949
  • 9781236739940