The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne 1849-1909 Jewett, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Life of Nancy

The Life of Nancy

by Sarah Orne Jewett
     
 

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The wooded hills and pastures of eastern Massachusetts are so close to Boston that from upper windows of the city, looking westward, you can see the tops of pine-trees and orchard-boughs on the high horizon. There is a rustic environment on the landward side; there are old farmhouses at the back of Milton Hill and beyond Belmont which look as unchanged by the

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The wooded hills and pastures of eastern Massachusetts are so close to Boston that from upper windows of the city, looking westward, you can see the tops of pine-trees and orchard-boughs on the high horizon. There is a rustic environment on the landward side; there are old farmhouses at the back of Milton Hill and beyond Belmont which look as unchanged by the besieging suburbs of a great city as if they were forty miles from even its borders. Now and then, in Boston streets, you can see an old farmer in his sleigh or farm wagon as if you saw him in a Berkshire village. He seems neither to look up at the towers nor down at any fashionable citizens, but goes his way alike unconscious of seeing or being seen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781489567512
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date:
05/25/2013
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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