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The Love of Brothers

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Author: Katharine Tynan (Katherarine T. Hinkson)
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,961 / 219 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 434
Added to site: 2008.12.08
mnybks.net#: 22799
Origin: gutenberg.org

Terry O'Gara is betrothed to the supposedly illegitimate daughter of an old friend whom his father had killed in a moment of passion. The plot hinges on the reaction of all the nice, conventional ladies and conservative men of the story to such a situation, and the final establishment of the girls birthright to the satisfaction of all. Setting is Irish country life.

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t did hers. He had the white, even teeth, the flashing and radiant smile. Mary Creagh had been a beautiful girl, with a look of motherliness even in her immature girlhood. As a wife and mother that aspect of her beauty had developed. Many a strange confidence had been brought to Mary Creagh, and later to Lady O'Gara. She had a way of opening hearts and lips with that soft, steadfast glance of hers. Her full bosom looked as though it were made for a child's head or a man's to rest upon.

"He'll come round, he'll come round," said Patsy. "He'll have been hurted some time or another. Whin he gets to know me he'll be biddable enough."

"Oh, I know your theories," Sir Shawn said, a smile breaking over the melancholy of his face. "You'll never give in that a horse could be cursed with a natural ill-temper. But there are ill-tempered people: why not ill-tempered horses?"

"Bedad, I dunno!" said Patsy, scratching his head thoughtfully. He stood up with a jerk. It had occurred to him suddenly that he

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