Seldwyla Folks

Three Singular Tales

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,790 / 242 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.3
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 472
Added to site: 2010.11.30
mnybks.net#: 29765
Excerpt

me ilk, some of those who did not know any more than himself how to kill time pleasantly, perhaps ancient and decrepit Seldwylians who had neither money nor gumption to find their way into the gay tavern. With such godforsaken old fossils he was in the habit of placing himself in front of a house in process of construction, or near a field in seed, before an apple tree injured in the last storm, or perhaps next to a new yarn factory, and then he would discuss with an infinitude of detail these things, the need of them, their cost, about the hopes entertained as to the next crop, and about the actual condition of the fields, of all of which he would know no more than the man in the moon. In fact, he did not care whether he did or not; the main thing with him was that time thus slipped away in what to him appeared the cheapest and the pleasantest manner. And thus it came about that these, the old and decrepit Seldwylians, only spoke of him as the "well-mannered and sensible Saxon," for they themselves understoo

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Seldwyla Folks by Gottfried Keller - 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 Seldwyla Folks by Gottfried Keller - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for Seldwyla Folks by Gottfried Keller - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for Seldwyla Folks by Gottfried Keller - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for Seldwyla Folks by Gottfried Keller - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for Seldwyla Folks by Gottfried Keller - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... 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 help 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.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Best Ghost Stories
by Various Authors
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
Stories from Tagore
by Rabindranath Tagore
Bliss
by Katherine Mansfield
''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
by Alexander K. McClure

See more popular titles from this genre.