Virginia (Classic Reprint)

Virginia (Classic Reprint)

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by Ellen Glasgow
     
 

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Toward the close of a May afternoon in the year 1884, Miss Priscilla Batte, having learned by heart the lesson in physical geography she would teach her senior class on the morrow, stood feeding her canary on the little square porch of the Dinwiddie Academy for Young Ladies. The day had been hot, and the fitful wind, which had risen in the

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Toward the close of a May afternoon in the year 1884, Miss Priscilla Batte, having learned by heart the lesson in physical geography she would teach her senior class on the morrow, stood feeding her canary on the little square porch of the Dinwiddie Academy for Young Ladies. The day had been hot, and the fitful wind, which had risen in the direction of the river, was just beginning to blow in soft gusts under the old mulberry trees in the street, and to scatter the loosened petals of syringa blossoms in a flowery snow over the grass. For a moment Miss Priscilla turned her flushed face to the scented air, while her eyes rested lovingly on the narrow walk, edged with pointed bricks and bordered by cowslips and wallflowers, which led through the short garden to the three stone steps and the tall iron gate. She was a shapeless yet majestic woman of some fifty years, with a large mottled face in which a steadfast expression of gentle obstinacy appeared to underly the more evanescent ripples of thought or of emotion. Her severe black silk gown, to which she had just changed from her morning dress of alpaca, was softened under her full double chin by a knot of lace and a cameo brooch bearing the helmeted profile of Pallas Athene.

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ISBN-13:
9781331066811
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/09/2015
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.11(d)

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Virginia 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Dum"cat sat and saw lionstar. "I'M REJECTING!"
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Dipped her head to Lionstar. "Thank you for letting me join"
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They approve.
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