Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs

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Author: Anne Warner
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,902 / 103 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 456
Added to site: 2006.08.05
mnybks.net#: 341
Origin: gutenberg.org

All the stories brim over with quaint humor, caustic sarcasm, and concealed contempt for male and matrimonial chains.--Philadelphia Ledger.

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piller o' pansies, so the deacon could n't in conscience feel 't anythin' 's he 'd paid for was wasted. I 've said all along, 'n' I'll say ag'in here 'n' now, 't it was all one o' the prettiest things I ever see; 'n' I was n't the only one 's felt that way, for I 've heard lots o' folks say since 's they 'll want the dove just so for themselves."

Mrs. Lathrop turned a little uneasily; Susan did not appear to notice the indication of a possible impatience.

"It was all a great success," she went on calmly. "The minister's discourse was very fine; only when he prayed for consolation we all knowed he meant 'Liza Em'ly. All but the deacon, that is. I guess the deacon was thinkin' more o' Gran'ma Mullins 'n any one else 't first; Mrs. Jilkins told me he asked how old she was, comin' back in the carriage."

"I allers thought--" said Mrs. Lathrop.

"So did a good many people. I don't know 's that was surprisin', either; for it's a well-known fact 's they was fond o' each other forty or fifty

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