Publishers Weekly Volume 95, PT. 2

Publishers Weekly Volume 95, PT. 2

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...her lips drawn in. her hands hard clenched in front of her; and young Morland at his window gazed back at her... up the hill in the dim evening I said how glad I was to get home, and that Elizabeth had milked, so that I could drop into a chair and eat my supper and rest, the minute I entered the house. We reached the top of the hill just then, and a dim gray shadow met and passed us in the velvet dusk. It was Mis' Cow, starting out to spend the night. She was moving with a long, swinging trot, and in another second I was out and after her. She had several rods' start and could run downhill better than I could, especially in the dark. It seemed to me that every step I went plunging out into space. My empty stomach became demoralized, the blood rushed to my head. "Gosh dern a cow, anywayl" THE POTSDAM CREW ON SECONDthese people just went on talking to one an Leacock's inimitable fooling this time takes the form of fancying the Hohenzollerns as an immi ant family in America. The chronicle is from the iary of the (former) Princess Frederica of Hohenzollern, one of the innumerable nieces of the German Empcror, whose name the author admits to not finding in the Almanach dc Goths. The book contains "With the Bolsheviks in Berlin" and other impossibilities. The Hohens, as they are called in America, have just established themselves Second Avenue pension. WE have taken a room for Uncle VVilliam and Uncle Henry on the third floor at the back and a small room in the front for me of the kind called-a hall bedroom, which I don't ever remember seeing before. There were none at.Sans Souci and none, I think, at any of the palaces. Cousin Villie has a room at the top of the house, and Cousin Ferdinand in the...
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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236747364
  • 9781236747365