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Across the Years
The stories in this volume are here reprinted by the courteous permission of the publishers of the periodicals in which they first appeared,--The Ladies Home Journal, Ainslees Magazine, The Scrap Book, The New England Magazine, The Pictorial Review, The Housewife, The Pacific Monthly, The Arena, Lippincotts Magazine, Harpers Bazaar, The Century Magazine, Woman, Hollands Magazine, The Designer. I dont care, asserted Samuel with sudden vehemence, sitting erect in his chair. Seems as if we might get somethin for Christmas sides slippers an neckerchiefs. Jest cause we aint so young as we once was aint no sign that weve lost all our faculty for enjyment! Yes, I know theyre good an kind, cut in Samuel wrathfully. Weve got three children, an each one brings us a Christmas present evry year. Theyve got so they do it reglar now, jest the same as they--they go ter bed evry night, he finished, groping a little for his simile. An they put jest about as much thought into it, too, he added grimly. Well, they do, persisted Samuel. They buy a pair o slippers an a neckerchief, an tuck em into their bag for us--an thats done; an next year they do the same--an its done again. Oh, I know Im ongrateful, an all that, acknowledged Samuel testily, but I cant help it. Ive been jest ready to bile over ever since last Christmas, an now I have biled over. Look a-here, Lyddy Ann, we aint so awful old. Youre seventy-three an Im seventy-six, an were pert as sparrers, both of us. Dont we live here by ourselves, an do most all the work inside an outside the house? ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 6991
Author: Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman)
Release Date: Nov 1, 2004
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