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The Heart's Highway By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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However, Mistress Mary had some property in her own right, she being the daughter of a second wife, who had died possessed of a small plantation called Laurel Creek, which was a mile distant from... More > Drake Hill, farther inland, having no ship dock and employing this. Mistress Mary might have sent some of her own tobacco crop to England wherewith to purchase finery for herself. Still I wondered, and I wondered still more when Mistress Mary, albeit the Lord's Day, and the penalty for such labour being even for them of high degree not light, should propose, as she did, that the goods be then and there unladen.< Less
Giles Corey, Yeoman A Play By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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You make a jest of me, Mistress Olive. Know you not when a man is of a sudden left alone with a fair maid, he needs to try his speech like a player his fiddle, to see if it be in good tune for her... More > ears; and what better way than to sound over and over again the praise of the fine weather? What ailed Ann that she seemed so strangely, Olive?< Less
The Yates Pride, a romance By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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"To bring what up?" asked Abby, sharply. Her eyes looked as small and bright as needles. Julia regarded her with intense satisfaction. "What do women generally bring up?" said... More > she. "I don't know of anything they bring up, whether they have it or not, except a baby," retorted Abby, sharply. Julia wilted a little; but her sister, Mrs. Glynn, was not perturbed. She launched her thunderbolt of news at once, aware that the critical moment had come, when the quarry of suspicion had left the bushes.< Less
The Shoulders of Atlas A Novel By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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Sidney Meeks had the dramatic instinct. He waited for the silence to gather to its utmost intensity before he spoke. "I had something to tell you when I came in," he said, "but I... More > thought I had better wait till after supper." He paused. There was another silence. Henry's and Sylvia's eyes seemed to wax luminous. Sidney Meeks spoke again. He was enjoying himself immensely. "What relation is Abrahama White to you?" he said. "She is second cousin to Sylvia. Her mother was Sylvia's mother's cousin," said Henry. "What of it?" "Nothing, except--" Meeks waited again. He wished to make a coup. He had an instinct for climaxes. "Abrahama had a shock this morning," he said, suddenly.< Less
The Green Door By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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This time she did not need to wake her great-great-grandmother, who sat straight up in bed at the first sound. "What's that?" whispered Letitia. "Hush!" replied the other.... More > "Injuns!" Both the great-great-aunts were awake; they all listened, scarcely breathing. The yells came again, but fainter; then again, and fainter still. Letitia's great-great-grandmother settled back in bed again.< Less
Evelina's Garden By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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Every autumn he seemed about to totter to his fall among the fading flowers; every spring it was like Death himself urging on the resurrection; but he lived on year after year, and tended well... More > Evelina's garden, and the gardens of other maiden-women and widows in the village. He was taciturn, grubbing among his green beds as silently as a worm, but now and then he warmed a little under a fire of questions concerning Evelina's garden. "Never see none sech flowers in nobody's garden in this town, not sence I knowed 'nough to tell a pink from a piny," he would mumble.< Less
The Debtor A Novel By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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"Yes, it is, but these new people aren't satisfied. They must have been used to pretty grand things where they came from. They want the stable enlarged, as I said before, and a box-stall. Mr.... More > Carroll owns a famous trotter that he hasn't brought here yet, because he is afraid the stable isn't warm enough. I heard he wanted steam-heat out there, and a room finished for the coachman, and hard-wood floors all over the house. They say he has two five-thousand-dollar rugs."< Less
Comfort Pease and her Gold Ring By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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An interesting little girl is Comfort Pease, whose gold ring causes her to disobey and deceive her mother but whose conscience finally wins the victory, bringing its consequent reward of peace of... More > mind and approval of friends.< Less
The Adventures of Ann Stories of Colonial Times By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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This Indenture Wittnesseth, That I Margaret Burjust of Boston, in the County of Suffolk and Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England. Have placed, and by these presents do place and bind out... More > my only Daughter whose name is Ann Ginnins to be an Apprentice unto Samuel Wales and his wife of Braintree in the County afores:d, Blacksmith. To them and their Heirs and with them the s:d Samuel Wales, his wife and their Heirs, after the manner of an apprentice to dwell and Serve from the day of the date hereof for and during the full and Just Term of Sixteen years, three months and twenty-three day's next ensueing and fully to be Compleat, during all which term the s:d apprentice her s:d Master and Mistress faithfully Shall Serve, Their Secrets keep close, and Lawful and reasonable Command everywhere gladly do and perform.< Less
Madelon A Novel By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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Madelon was slender, but full of curves which were like the soft breast of a bird before an enemy. Sometimes as she sang she flung out her slender hands with a nervous gesture which had hostility in... More > it. Truth was that she hated Lot Gordon both on his own account and because he came instead of his cousin Burr. She had expected Burr that night; she had taken his cousin's hand on the doorlatch for his. He had not been to see her for three weeks, and her heart was breaking as she sang. Any face which had appeared to her instead of his in the doorway that night would have been to her as the face of a bitter enemy or a black providence, but Lot Gordon was in himself hateful to her.< Less

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