The Youth of Parnassus and Other Stories

The Youth of Parnassus and Other Stories

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"[...]in the great dark walls, was the gas-lit yellow of the street, the noise of the passing crowd and traffic-for it was the evening of a market day-but at his back the deep shadow and silence of the old quadrangle. "It's rather absurd to be locked up in this way," Foley said, joining him; but Sutton replied after a moment, "Why, I was just thinking I rather liked it! Of course it is absurd, but still-" He stopped, as he so often stopped, in the middle of his sentence. Other times there were when Sutton seemed curiously narrow and stubborn; times when some of his dissenting acquaintances had just been to see him-the elderly undergraduates, with bald heads and big moustaches, whom Foley took to be pupils of Dr. Joseph's when he met them mounting the stairs. One of these dissenting friends of the American's, a friendly, awkward young[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.83mm | 172.36g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507564600
  • 9781507564608

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