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The Tidal Wave and Other Stories

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Author: Ethel May Dell
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,541 / 228 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 757
Added to site: 2004.11.14
mnybks.net#: 9205
Origin: gutenberg.org

Tales of love and of women who learned to know the true from the false.

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il the now disentangled rope.

"Do you know what I'd do--if I was in your place?" he said.

Rufus made a sound that was strictly noncommittal.

Adam's quick eyes flung him a birdlike glance. "Why don't you come along to The Ship and smoke a pipe with your old father of an evening?" he said. "Once a week's not enough, not, that is, if you--" He broke off suddenly, caught by a whistle that could not be resisted.

Rufus was regarding the horizon with those brooding eyes of vivid blue.

Abruptly Adam ceased to whistle. "When I was a young chap," he said, "I didn't keep my courting for Sundays only. I didn't dress up, mind you. That weren't my way. But I'd go along in my jersey and invite her out for a bit of a cruise in the old boat. They likes a cruise, Rufus. You try it, my boy! You try it!"

The rope lay in an orderly coil at his feet, and he straightened himself, rubbing his hands on his trousers. His son remained quite motionless, his eyes still fixed as though he heard not.

Adam stood up besi

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2007.06.15
Maddie
*****

Great stories,notice that there's water in all of them.


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