His Second Wife

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Author: Ernest Poole
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,887 / 185 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 481
Added to site: 2005.12.10
mnybks.net#: 12163
Origin: gutenberg.org

A woman marries her dead sister's husband and helps restore his artistic vocation.

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is a gay little place in New York! You're going to love it, living here! And you're pretty much of a kid, my dear, to be criticizing like an old maid!" She had gone into Amy's room, and there her mood had quickly changed. For the curtains and the deep soft rug, the broad low dressing table with its drop-light shaded in chintz, the curious gold lacquered chair, the powder boxes, brushes, trays, the faint delicious perfume of the place; and back in the shadow, softly curtained, the low wide luxurious bed--had given to her the feeling that this room at least was personal. Here two people had really lived--a man and a woman. There had come into Ethel's brown eyes a mingling of confused delight and awkward admiration. And her sister, with a quick look and a smile, had lost the slightly ruffled expression her face had worn in the other rooms. She had regained her ascendancy.

It had not been until Ethel was left in her own small room adjoining, that with an exclamation of remembrance and surprise she had stop

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