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The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 129,038 / 382 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 689
Added to site: 2005.11.07 11047

cate health, perhaps because his early tastes and temperament were not unlike her own, perhaps because he was her oldest surviving child, the fact remains that, of a family of eight, he was generally regarded as the child with whom she was especially sympathetic. The picture of mother and son in those early days is an altogether charming one. Page's mother was only twenty-four when he was born; she retained her youth for many years after that event, and during his early childhood, in appearance and manner, she was little more than a girl. When Walter was a small boy, he and his mother used to take long walks in the woods, sometimes spending the entire day, fishing along the brooks, hunting wild flowers, now and then pausing while the mother read pages of Dickens or of Scott. These experiences Page never forgot. Nearly all his letters to his mother--to whom, even in his busiest days in New York, he wrote constantly--have been accidentally destroyed, but a few scraps indicate the close spiritual bond that exist



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