A stupendous arraignment of modern marriage which has created an interest on the stage that is almost unparalleled. The scenes are laid in New York, and deal with conditions among both the rich and poor.The interest of the story turns on the day-by-day developments which show the young wife the price she has paid.
her to a liberal education. She was ambitious; she craved knowledge and showed talent in almost everything--in music, composition, painting. To her a liberal education would mean everything--the widening of her mental horizon, the initiation into keen, intellectual delights. No matter what sacrifice was to be made, to college the girl should go. So declared the parents.
Now all was changed. This blow which robbed her of her father also shattered her hopes for the future. All this flashed through Virginia's mind as they sat there, waiting. Turning to her sister, she said through her tears:
"If the worst happened--Fan--if Dad died--we couldn't go on living here, could we?"
Fanny shook her head. Sagely she replied:
"No, I'm afraid not. Father's got no insurance. Mother says we've lived up to everything. I guess I'll have to go to work--"
"So will I," said Virginia quickly.
"What nonsense you talk, Virgie!" interrupted her sister almost angrily. "As if you were intended f
This is a beautiful story. Definitly recommend reading it.
Had me sucked in.
this is a beautiful love story which gives a diff meaning 2 love
Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more
2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER
"Heroism and... Read more
VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more
There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more
Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more
"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more
12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more
Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more
The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.
See more popular titles from this genre.