The Pacific Monthly Volume 13

The Pacific Monthly Volume 13

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...responded, smiling at her husband. "Why, Pa, I ken see Myra's one 0' 'em wimen-girls, sweet es flowers, but so care-needy you've got to do fur 'en1 lovin' to coax 'em to live." Little Lamar soon grew strong, and sturdy, but his mother gained strength slowly; she never lost her pitiful look of fear, and had a strange way of moaning, and crying over her baby. "She's young an' tossed 'bout," Mrs. Searight whispered to her husband, "but we've reached backwaters, an' arc sot by knowin' things have to be." I The old man nodded his white head slowly; Myra was still a puzzle to him. Time passed and the quietude of a simple, happy life settled in the little home. It was a warm, soft evening; the long twilight of the Northwest held the rosy tints of the sunset; Myra stood in its glow with little Lamar in her arms. "Here comes--" she began, as Mrs. Searight came around the corner of the house, then stopped suddenly and grew white as death, her brown eyes staring with a look of desperate fear at the young man who was walking rapidly toward them. "Lamar! Lamar!" Mrs. Searight screamed, rushing toward him. Mr. Searight, who had stepped into the house for his pipe, came out with a laughing word. He shot a quick glance at Myra, then hurried after his wife with a ringing shout: "Lamar! Oh, thank God, Lamar!" Myra stood motionless, holding her baby with a fierce strain to her faint, sick heart. He cooed, and patted her white face softly with his tiny hands. "Oh, an' jest think, Lamar," his mother cried joyfully, "Here's your wife an' baby." "My what?..".show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236738756
  • 9781236738752