Poganuc Peopleand Pink and White Tyranny

Poganuc Peopleand Pink and White Tyranny

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...for her country, for her religion, for everything high and noble; and not one of the mere dolls that have no capability for anything but ribbons and laces. She has promised to show me the antiquities of Boston and put me in the way of knowing all that a good American ought to know; you see, our time for the holidays is very agreeably planned out in advance. And now, my dear old fellow, I see you shake your head and say, What is to come of all this? Wait and see. If it should so happen that I should succeed in pleasing this little American princess--if, having gained her ear as cousin, I should succeed in proving to her that I am no cousin at all, but want to be more than cousin or brother or the whole world together to her--if all this should come to pass, why--there have stranger things happened in this world of ours. But I am running before my time. Miss Dolly is yet an unknown quantity and there may be a long algebraic problem to be done before I can know what may be; and so, good-night for the present. Yours ever truly, ALFRED DUNBAR. CHAPTER XLI FINALE ArTER reading the preceding letters, there is no one who has cared to follow Dolly's fortunes thus far that is not ready to declare the end of the story. One sees how the Christmas holidays stretched on and on; how aunt and grandmamma importuned Dolly to stay longer; how Dolly stayed, and how she and Cousin Alfred walked and talked and studied New England history, and visited all the shrines in Boston and Cambridge and the region round about; how Aunt Debby plumed herself on the interesting state of things evidently growing up, but wisely said nothing to either party; how at last when spring came, and April brought back the Mayflower buds, and Dolly felt that she could stay no...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793528
  • 9781236793522