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When the Birds Begin to Sing

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Author: Winifred Graham
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,863 / 180 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 325
Added to site: 2008.08.05
mnybks.net#: 21665
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thering gloom quickens his imagination. A picture wonderful and hitherto undreamed rises like a sudden mirage before Philip's eyes.

He seems lost in contemplation.

"I have found her at last," he says, speaking his thoughts aloud.

"Who?" asks Eleanor under her breath.

"The Ideal Woman!" he replies.

The girl looks perplexed--she does not understand the phrase. New Women and rational costumes have not yet penetrated to the depths of Copthorne, so their counter-poising ideal is to her an unknown quantity.

Eleanor's ignorance of modernity constitutes a special charm in his eyes. How sweet a privilege to build up this uncultured soul, to mould her impressionable spirit! Philip is enamoured of the idea, he sees such vast possibilities stretching out before him. Eleanor differed so widely from the women of his set. Perhaps the weaker sex are made variously that the mind of desultory man, studious of change, and pleased with novelty, may be indulged.

"How long have we k

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2008.08.11
Maddie
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A story of love, betrayal and ultimately murder.


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