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After The Storm

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Author: T.S. Arthur
Published: 1868
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,547 / 192 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 14,736
mnybks.net#: 649
Origin: gutenberg.org
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t trifles is fretting both of you, and bodes evil in the future."

"Would you have me assent if he said black was white?" she answered to her father's remonstrance one day, balancing her little head firmly and setting her lips together in a resolute way.

"It might be wiser to say nothing than to utter dissent, if, in so doing, both were made unhappy," returned her father.

"And so let him think me a passive fool?" she asked.

"No; a prudent girl, shaming his unreasonableness by her self-control."

"I have read somewhere," said Irene, "that all men are self-willed tyrants--the words do not apply to you, my father, and so there is an exception to the rule." She smiled a tender smile as she looked into the face of a parent who had ever been too indulgent. "But, from my experience with a lover, I can well believe the sentiment based in truth. Hartley must have me think just as he thinks, and do what he wants me to do, or he gets ruffled. Now I don't expect, when I am married, to sin

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
2008.06.16
AskUrSelf
*****

Wow! What a wonderful TRUE Love story.
This is a story about a young married couple who love each other very much. But unfortunately carried away by their self will and possesion, that they buried their real love for each other. They are Lost in their mind and seperated. Trying to find answers to their life at question, they realise each others love after a long journey of life.

A must read novel for all ages.
Personally, Am moved a lot, I feel my own story behind this novel. Irene and Hartley are still in my Eyes.
I feel i got some answers to my questions about living too. You will understand what i mean after you finish this reading until THE END.

2005.03.26
khaled
*****

I had never read a good story like this before.


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