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All's Fair

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Author: Gelett Burgess
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,047 / 6 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 121.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,365
Added to site: 2009.10.04
mnybks.net#: 25460
Genres: Short Story, Romance
Excerpt

"You must have been a romantic youngster," she said, her eyes fixed on the distant landscape.

"I was, decidedly," he answered, his eyes fixed on her. Then he added, "And I am yet."

"Indeed?" She raised her eyebrows, smiling.

"I spent my childhood here and I feel now, somehow, as if I owned the place."

"It's very good of you to let me stay here--" she began.

"I'm so glad you came--at last! I missed you when I was a boy. I knew you would come, sometime."

"Indeed? How dear of you! How long ago was that?"

"Let's see--I was ten years old--eighteen years ago. Just think of it!"

"And I was eight. I'm afraid I wasn't very romantic myself. I was a matter-of-fact little thing, though I did have some queer fancies now I remember it." Her eyes had come back from the hills,

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2010.12.15
Stela
****.

"All's fair in ove and war", they say. This extremely short novella is a nice and easy read with a warm and funny ending. Wouldn't be as good if it was much longer. Four stars


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