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The Woman Who Vowed

(The Demetrian)

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Author: Ellison Harding
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,470 / 175 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 953
Added to site: 2008.03.13
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d be to refuse the Presidency. It is very hard work being President very wearing; in fact, I should think it would be an awful bore; but nobody ever refuses it, because of the honor. I suppose it is the same thing with the mission of Demeter."

I was more and more puzzled, but despaired of getting satisfaction from Cleon.

CHAPTER II

HARVESTING AND HARMONY

WE had finished breakfast now, and my hunger satisfied, I was free to look about me a little. The hall was lofty, and the roof supported by Gothic arches, sculptured by hands that had enjoyed the work; for although the design of the building was simple and dignified it was covered with ornaments of bewildering complexity. We were waited on by women who could not be distinguished from those upon whom they waited; of every age and of every type, most of them were glowing with health and cheerfulness. They laughed a great deal with one another, and offered me advice as to wh

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