The Night Riders

The Night Riders

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"[...] As the girl walked along the road with the springing, elastic step of youth and perfect health, and the freedom of the far-stretching fields as a heritage, the fresh morning air caressing her cheeks brought forth a bloom as soft and delicate as the rose of a summer dawn, while her spirits, which had become somewhat dampened under her mother's recent bickerings, gradually grew soothed and calmed under the tranquil charm of the new-born day. Now and then a bird, startled at her approach, flew from hedge to hedge across the road, piping loudly in affected alarm as it went, while in a softer strain came the gentle lowing of cattle from a pasture near at hand, and in the tall grass and dusty weeds along the way the autumnal chorus of insects had begun, conducted by the shrill-toned cricket. At the top of the first hill that arose between the gate and town Sally[...]."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 195g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507528671
  • 9781507528679

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