Rex Raynor, Artist

Rex Raynor, Artist : A Story of Sowing and Reaping (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Rex Raynor, Artist: A Story of Sowing and Reaping The children were not twins, nor in any way related to each other. The child in the cradle was her own that upon her knee the firstborn of Jonas Brown, Esq., J. P., and his young wife May. Poor Mrs. Brown was still lying at the point of death, and the doctors were almost despairing of her recovery. The one thing that seemed to hold her to life was the little child whom She had hardly strength to see, much less to nurse. But every day she whispered her inquiries for its welfare, and when she learned he was well and growing, she would smile sweetly and close her eyes again. The doctors who attended her suggested that Mrs. Raynor should be asked to nurse the infant along with her own, and, for the sake of the large pay that was Offered, Mrs. Raynor readily acceded to the request. And so it came about that the son and heir of the rich banker was taken to the home of the poor artist, and laid in the arms of his wife. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 345g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243093918
  • 9780243093915