Roads Going South (Classic Reprint)

Roads Going South (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Roads Going South The same information, in its less formal phase, passed up and down Center Street in the course of the day, was discussed at the store, and was considered, of its kind, altogether the most interesting of the season. With this auspicious introduction into the world the Chapin baby howled and ate and slept its way through the first months Of its life in quite a humdrum manner, arriving gradually at a realization of its fingers, its toes, and its mother's hair and mouth, and coming to be spoken of, finally, even by the most inaccurate, as he instead of it. But Josiah Chapin the younger, or Joe Chapin, as he was called through the greater part of his life, was not born on the day Officially recorded as the occasion of his debut in this earthly scene. He was born, as nearly as his later memories could fix it, two or three years later, when the world into which he had been projected first made a recognizable mark on his small brain. It must have been in July or August of the year 1885 or 1886. He had wandered into the spacious side-yard. The grass was quite tall, except where the path led to the pump. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 413g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243120869
  • 9780243120864