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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,369 / 249 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 649
Added to site: 2007.05.05 16811
Genre: Periodical

s meeting with his wife.

There was a moral picturesqueness in the contrasts of the scene,--a man moved as deeply as his nature would admit, in the midst of hardened, gibing spectators, heartless towards him. It is worth thinking over and studying out. He seemed rather hurt and pricked by the jests thrown at him, yet bore it patiently, and sometimes almost joined in the laugh, being of an easy, unenergetic temper.

Hints for characters:--Nancy, a pretty, black-eyed, intelligent servant-girl, living in Captain H----'s family. She comes daily to make the beds in our part of the house, and exchanges a good-morning with me, in a pleasant voice, and with a glance and smile,--somewhat shy, because we are not acquainted, yet capable of being made conversable. She washes once a week, and may be seen standing over her tub, with her handkerchief somewhat displaced from her white neck, because it is hot. Often she stands with her bare arms in the water, talking with Mrs. H----, or looks through the window, p



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