Anne

A Novel

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Author: Constance Fenimore Woolson (Anne March)
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 195,156 / 553 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 777
Added to site: 2010.06.07
mnybks.net#: 28078
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e time even catch up with the past?

North of the piers there was only one street, which ran along the water's edge. On the land side first came the fort garden, where successive companies of soldiers had vainly fought the climate in an agricultural way, redcoats of England and blue-coats of the United States, with much the same results of partially ripened vegetables, nipped fruits, and pallid flowers; for the island summer was beautiful, but too short for lusciousness. Hardy plants grew well, but there was always a persistent preference for those that were not hardy--like delicate beauties who are loved and cherished tenderly, while the strong brown maids go by unnoticed. The officers' wives made catsup of the green tomatoes, and loved their weakling flowers for far-away home's sake; and as the Indians brought in canoe-loads of fine full-jacketed potatoes from their little farms on the mainland, the officers could afford to let the soldiers do fancy-work in the government fields if it pleased the exil

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