The Rose of Old St. Louis

The Rose of Old St. Louis

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"[...]No words could voice the overwhelming shame of the man at this unmannerly presentation of himself before a group of young maidens, when so dignified an entrance had been planned. As we struck the polished walnut of the hall floor, I disentangled myself and sprang to my feet, where I stood, scarlet with shame, head drooping, a pitiable object indeed. There had been an amazed, and perhaps on the maidens' side a terrified, silence during our noisy descent. Now from the maidens there arose first a suppressed giggle and then an irresistible peal of laughter, joined to the hearty guffaws of the men. My shame was fast giving place to rising wrath, in no degree appeased by the consciousness of the spectacle I presented. The[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 426g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507688539
  • 9781507688533

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