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CHAPTER I.AT THE COUNTRY-HOUSE ON THE RHINE CHAPTER II.IN THE DOCTOR'S HOUSE AT BUCHBERG CHAPTER III.IN THE VILLAGE AND IN THE SCHOOL CHAPTER IV.FARTHER PROCEEDINGS AT BUCHBERG CHAPTER V.ON OAK-RIDGE CHAPTER VI.AUNTY IS IN DEMAND AGAIN CHAPTER VII.WHAT OSCAR FOUNDED AND WHAT EMMA PLANNED CHAPTER VIII.AT SUNSET CHAPTER IX.A LAST JOURNEY AND A FIRST The golden sunshine of a glorious June morning flooded the roses of the beautiful garden that surrounded a handsome stone villa on the banks of the Rhine. A thousand sweet perfumes borne upon the gentle breeze mounted like incense to the open windows, and sought entrance there. From a great basin in the middle of the garden, a slender shaft of water rose straight up into the blue sky, and then fell plashing back, sprinkling the flowers and the grass with sparkling moisture. Gay butterflies fluttered hither and thither, sipping sweets from the honey-laden flowers. Under the trees stood marble statues gleaming white through the shadows; and seats in sheltered nooks invited the loiterer to rest and listen to the concert of the myriad birds that made their happy homes in this paradise of summer beauty. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 15727
Author: Spyri, Johanna
Release Date: Apr 29, 2005
Translator: Brooks, Louise, 1835-1892
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