Three Women

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,762 / 86 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 508
Added to site: 2008.11.27
mnybks.net#: 22712
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

an's way;
Your lot is to work, and to weep, and to pray.
To give much and get little; to toil and to wait
For the meager rewards of indifferent fate.
Yet so wholesome your heart, you will never complain;
You will feast on life's sorrow and drink of its pain,
And thank God for the banquet; 'tis women like you
Who make the romancing of preachers seem true.
The earth is your debtor to such large amounts
There must be a heaven to square up accounts,
Or else the whole scheme of existence at best
Is a demon's poor effort at making a jest."

That night as Ruth brushed out her bright hazel hair
Her thoughts were of Roger, "His bold laughing air
Is a cloak to some sorrow concealed in his breast,
His mind is the home of some secret unrest."

She sighed; and there woke in her bosom once more
The impulse to comfort and help him; to pour
Soothing oil from the urn of her heart on his wounds.
Where motherhood nature in woman abounds
It is th

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'
by Thomas Nathaniel Orchard
The Divine Comedy
by Dante Alighieri
Jerusalem Delivered
by Torquato Tasso
Cross Roads
by Margaret E. Sangster
Spirits in Bondage
by C.S. Lewis and Clive Hamilton
Paradise Lost
by John Milton

See more popular titles from this genre.