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The Glory of the Conquered - The Story of a Great Love
     

The Glory of the Conquered - The Story of a Great Love

by Susan Glaspell
 

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She had promised to marry a scientist! It was too overwhelming a thought to entertain standing there by the window. She sought the room's most comfortable chair and braced herself to the situation. If, one month before, a gossiping daughter of Fate had come to her with-"Shall I tell you something?-You are going to marry a man of science!

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Excerpt from Chapter 1:
She had promised to marry a scientist! It was too overwhelming a thought to entertain standing there by the window. She sought the room's most comfortable chair and braced herself to the situation. If, one month before, a gossiping daughter of Fate had come to her with-"Shall I tell you something?-You are going to marry a man of science!"-she would have smiled serenely at Fate's amusing mistake and responded-"My good friend, it is quite true that great uncertainty attends this subject. So much to be expected is the unexpected, that I am quite willing to admit I may marry the hurdy-gurdy man who plays beneath my window. I know life well enough to appreciate that I may marry a pawnbroker or the Sultan of Turkey. I assert but one thing. I shall not marry a 'man of science.'" And now, not only had she promised to marry a man of science, but she had quite overlooked the fact of his being one! And the thing which stripped her of the last shred of consistency was that she was to marry, not the every-day, average "man of science," but one of the foremost scientists of all the world! The powers in charge of things matrimonial must be smiling a quiet little smile to-night.

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ISBN-13:
9781534618862
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/10/2016
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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