Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Point Lace and Diamonds

Cover image for

Download


Author: George A. Baker
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,035 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 301
Added to site: 2005.08.22
mnybks.net#: 11032
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

him;
Hope he didn't see me laugh,
Luckily the lights were dim.
My, how he did squeeze my hand!
And he looked up in my face
With his lovely big brown eyes--
Really it's a dreadful case.
'Earnest!'--I should think he was!
Why, I thought I'd have to laugh
When he kissed a flower he took,
Looking, oh! like such a calf.
I suppose he's got it now,
In a wine-glass on his shelves;
It's a mystery to me
Why men will deceive themselves.
'Saw him kiss me!'--Oh, you wretch;
Well, he begged so hard for one--
And I thought there'd no one know--
So I--let him, just for fun.
I know it really wasn't right
To trifle with his feelings, dear,
But men are such stuck-up things;
He'll recover--never fear."

CHIVALRIE.

Under the maple boughs we sat,
Annie Leslie and I t

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Rob Sinclair
Rob Sinclair promised his wife that he could pen a “can’t-put-it-down thriller” and, three books later, he is still doing it. Today he talks to us about keeping his books fresh in a genre known for its tropes, the key to writing good action scenes and which actor could best fill the shoes of Carl Logan.
Read full interview...