A Marsh Island

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,745 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 619
Added to site: 2009.01.31
mnybks.net#: 23299
Excerpt

be taken for granted, while Dick was wondering what he had better say.

The Owens' guest had made friends with many a country household, but this episode promised to be most charming, and an unreasonable satisfaction filled his mind at every new feature of such homely life. He had been graciously invited to step into the clock-room, and he could see through the gathering twilight an assemblage of old furnishings and a general aspect of rural dignity and self-respect. He was already impatient of his countrymen's habit of following a beaten track, having learned to travel more sensibly abroad. This was evidently the home of an old-fashioned farmer of the best sort, and Dick Dale became blissfully enthusiastic as he planned a short residence in such a delightful region. It seemed a great while since he had first driven along these roads, and made up his mind that some day or other he must come back quietly by himself to make some sketches. This was like a dream's coming true. He had just changed his plans

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A Marsh Island by Sarah Orne Jewett - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for A Marsh Island by Sarah Orne Jewett - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for A Marsh Island by Sarah Orne Jewett - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for A Marsh Island by Sarah Orne Jewett - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for A Marsh Island by Sarah Orne Jewett - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for A Marsh Island by Sarah Orne Jewett - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Ulysses
by James Joyce
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Emma
by Jane Austen
The Prince
by Nicolo Machiavelli
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
The Arabian Nights
by Andrew Lang
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen

See more popular titles from this genre.