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The Desired Woman

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Language: English
Wordcount: 106,835 / 295 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,572 3204

We believe that this is by far the best book Will Harben has ever written. Its keynote is the inevitable triumph of love and tolerance, the far-spreading influence of good impulses. Full of strength and interest from the beginning to the end. The story has pity and love, the home touch and the hart touch.

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g I can do to help you, Mr. Henderson," Saunders said, lamely. "Of course, I mean in regard to this particular matter. If you are in want, however, and any reasonable amount would be of service to you--why, on my own account I am willing--"

"I don't mean that," the old man broke in, tremulously. "You are very kind. I know you would help me, you show it in your face; but I don't want that sort of thing. It is--is my rights I'm after. I--I can't face my children after the way I acted. I simply trusted Mostyn with my all--my life's blood--don't you see? I remember when I was hesitating, and a neighbor had hinted that Mostyn was too high a flyer--going with fast women and the like--to be quite safe--I remember, I say, that the commandment 'Judge not that ye be not judged' came in my head, and I refused to listen to a word against him. But you see how it ended."

"I wish I could help you," Saunders said again, "but I don't see what I can do."

"I don't either." The old man sighed heavily as he g

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

Dolly (The Desired Woman) is almost too perfect and is desired by two men. One, Mostyn, who is imperfect and her first love. The second, Saunders, a man almost as perfect as Dolly. A good read about Atlanta after the Civil war.



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