A Little Tragedy at Tien-Tsin

Robert Grier Cooke, 1904 - 426 頁

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第 224 頁 - ... subject, her eye wandered as if in search for the avenue to another. By a sudden inclination Alicia began the story of Laura Filbert on her knees at Lindsay's door. She told it in a quiet, steady, colourless way, pursuing it to the end — it came with the ease of frequent private rehearsals — and then with her elbows on her knees and her chin in her palms she stopped and gazed meditatively in front of her. There was something in the gaze to which Hilda yielded an attention unexpectedly serious,...
第 425 頁 - You need to know both to be called really "well-read." The Book League of America is the only club lo provide a "Balanced Reading Plan" which combines the best of the old with the best of the new — AT AMAZINGLY LOW COST.
第 211 頁 - Bailey, dealers in real estate, who have also a loan office and insurance business in which our subject has been engaged for the last nine years. He is one of our German-American citizens who are a credit alike to the land of their birth and the country of their adoption, and his characteristic German qualities have helped to keep him in the van among the leading men of Lansing. Mr. Klockseim was born in Germany in February, 1849, and is the son of John and Fredericka (Miller) Klockseim.
第 261 頁 - They lie in its main theme: that battle of the sexes which is as old as the Garden of Eden and as new as the latest love-affair - and in the way in which this theme is worked out.
第 22 頁 - Boaz Woodley walked up and down the room once or twice before he spoke. When he stopped before Markham Churr his face was ashy pale and his voice tremulous with passion. "You refuse to do either, then?
第 225 頁 - The women had shut everything tight, stuffing sheets in the broken window; then they stood at the bottom of the stairs leading up to the tower room, irresolute, the candle flickering in Susan's hand. "Shall I go up and see?