The Spinster Book

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Author: Myrtle Reed (Olive Green)
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,907 / 115 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.3
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,085
Added to site: 2006.03.30
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n their lamps are hunting eagerly for the trail.

Because she herself works indirectly, she thinks he intends a tender look at another girl for a carom shot, and frequently a far-sighted maiden can see the evidences of a consuming passion for herself in a man's devotion to someone else.

Men are not sufficiently diplomatic to bother with finesse of this kind. Other things being equal, a man goes to see the girl he wants to see. It does not often occur to her that he may not want to see her, may be interested in someone else, or that he may have forgotten all about her.

[Sidenote: "Encouragement"]

There is a common feminine delusion to the effect that men need "encouragement" and there is no term which is more misused. A fool may need "encouragement," but the man who wants a girl will go after her, regardless of obstacles. As for him, if he is fed at her house, even irregularly, he may know that she looks with favour upon his suit.

[Sidenote: "Platonic Friendship"]

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