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Memoirs of a Brother

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,694 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 671
Added to site: 2006.06.18
mnybks.net#: 13669
Genres: Biography, Religion
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nd engravings. The furniture old and sturdy, and a few curiosities about--carvings, weapons, horns of beasts. To the left a door opens into a pleasant dining-room, with two windows looking out in front, dark as dining-rooms may well be. It is hung with panels of green cloth, it has a big open Tudor fireplace, with a big oak settle, some china on an old dresser, a solid table and chairs, and a hatch in the corner through which dishes can be handed.

Opposite, on the other side of the hall, a door opens into a long low library, with books all round in white shelves. There is a big grand piano here, a very solid narrow oak table with a chest below, a bureau, and some comfortable chintz-covered chairs with a deep sofa. A perfect room to read or to hear music in, with its two windows to the front, and a long window opening down to the ground at the south end. All the books here are catalogued, and each has its place. If you go out into the hall again and pass through, a staircase goes up into the house, the

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