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Pointed Roofs

Pilgrimage, Volume 1

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,437 / 174 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.4
LoC Categories: CT, PS
Downloads: 1,599
Added to site: 2009.10.28
mnybks.net#: 25656
Origin: gutenberg.org

In 1915 Richardson's life-long experimental novel began to appear, about the time Joyce and Proust were engaged in similar experiments.

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t's neck, and watched her combing out the tightly-curled fringe standing stubbily out along her forehead and extending like a thickset hedge midway across the crown of her head, where it stopped abruptly against the sleekly-brushed longer strands which strained over her poll and disappeared into the plait.

"Your old wool'll be just right in Germany," remarked Harriett.

"Mm."

"You ought to do it in basket plaits like Sarah."

"I wish I could. I can't think how she does it."

"Ike spect it's easy enough."

"Mm."

"But you're all right, anyhow."

"Anyhow, it's no good bothering when you're plain."

"You're not plain."

Miriam looked sharply round.

"Go on, Gooby."

"You're not. You don't know. Granny said you'll be a bonny woman, and Sarah thinks you've got the best shape face and the best complexion of any of us, and cook was simply crying her eyes out last night and said you were the light of the house with your happy, pretty f

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