The Day of His Youth

Cover image for

Download


Author: Alice Brown
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,237 / 73 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 391
Added to site: 2010.07.26
mnybks.net#: 28531
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

to scream; and, still worse, if the others would come. I felt that if they did come to mar that one moment, I should kill them. But she was scarcely even surprised. I saw a quiver at the corner of her mouth.

"Will you tell me who you are?" she asked, in a very soft, cool voice.

"You must never dive again from that raft," said I, and my own voice sounded rough and hard. "Pierre knew better than to let you anchor it there. The water is too shallow. There are rocks."

"You are the hermit's son!" quite as if she had not heard me, and still looking at me with a little smile.

"You have been in the water long enough," said I. "Go to your tent at once and dress. In another minute you will be shivering."

At that she broke into laughter; it was like the moonlight ripple of the lake.

"Sir, I obey," she said with a mock humility which enchanted me. "Good-night." She walked up the bank, her wet skirt dripping as she went. I stood dazed, foolish, looking after. Then as she threaded

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Day of His Youth by Alice Brown - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Day of His Youth by Alice Brown - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Day of His Youth by Alice Brown - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Day of His Youth by Alice Brown - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Day of His Youth by Alice Brown - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Day of His Youth by Alice Brown - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Piano Girl
by Sherri Schoenborn Murray
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The Arabian Nights
by Andrew Lang
Wuthering Heights
by Emily Brontë
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Emma
by Jane Austen
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen

See more popular titles from this genre.