The Opened Shutters: A Novel

The Opened Shutters: A Novel

Clara Louise Burnham

Romance

Excerpt from The Opened Shutters: A NovelJudge trent's chair was tipped back at a comfortable angle for the accommodation of his gaitered feet, which rested against the steam radiator in his private office. There had been a second desk introduced into this sanctum Within the last month, and the attitude of the young man seated at it indicated but a brief suspension of business as he looked up to greet his employer.The judge had just come in out of the cold and wet,. And did not remove his silk hat as he seated himself to dry his shoes. He appeared always reluctant to remove that hat. Spotlessly clean as were, always the habiliments that clothed his attenuated form, no one could remember having seen the judge's hat smoothly brushed; and although in the course of thirty years it. Is unlikely that he never became possessed of a new one, even the closest observer, and that was Martha~ Lacey, could not be certain of the transition period, probably owing to the lingering attachment with which the judge returned spasmodically to the headgear which had accommodated itself to his bumps, and which he was heroically endeavoring to discard.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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In Apple-Blossom Time: A Fairy-Tale to Date

In Apple-Blossom Time: A Fairy-Tale to Date

Clara Louise Burnham

Romance

In Apple-Blossom Time - A Fairy-Tale to Date is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Clara Louise Burnham is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Clara Louise Burnham then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life

Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life

Clara Louise Burnham

Romance

"Now you polish up those buckles real good, won't you, 'Zekiel? I will say for Fanshaw, you could most see your face in the harness always."The young fellow addressed rubbed away at the nickel plating good humoredly, although he had heard enough exhortations in the last twenty-four hours to chafe somewhat the spirit of youth. His mother, a large, heavy woman, stood over him, her face full of care."It's a big change from driving a grocery wagon to driving a gentleman's carriage, 'Zekiel. I do hope you sense it.""You'd make a bronze image sense it, mother," answered the young man, smiling broadly. "You might sit and sermonize just as well, mightn't you? Sitting's as cheap as standing,"—he cast a glance around the clean spaces of the barn in search of a chair,—"or if you'd rather go and attend to your knitting, I've seen harness before, you know.""I'm not sure as you've ever handled a gentleman's harness in your life, 'Zekiel Forbes.""It's a fact they don't wear 'em much down Boston way."
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Jewels Story Book

Jewel's Story Book

Clara Louise Burnham

Romance

The American author Clara Louise Burnham wrote 26 novels between the years 1881 and 1925. Amongst these were Christian Science themed fiction: The Right Princess (1902), Jewel (1903), and The Leaven of Love (1908). These three novels are considered her “Christian Science trilogy.” Burnham’s short stories and novels enjoyed widespread success and were well received, and several of her books were adapted for stage and screen.
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