V. V.'s Eyes

V. V.'s Eyes

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V. V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison

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1913

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No doubt many people who read the title expect something sentimental to the point of disgust. But not so is the real nature of the book. There is an analysis of character so fine that the reader is lost in wonder and admiration. The growth of soul that takes place in one of the characters comes from learning to see life through another's eyes; It is thus that growth of soul will come to all of us as we learn to see people through the only eyes that see with perfect vision--because he who looks through them knows what is in man.

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tle, mayhap. But it was clear that the medical author did not propose to retract; quite the contrary, in short.

"Permit! Ought to have asked why we applaud them, court them, envy them--"

"'Shameless homicides'!--and he calls it mild! Now, here, honor bright--"

"It's what they are--and more! You ask me if I know these people personally? I reply that in the truest sense I do know 'em, very well, for I've made a study of the type, d'you see?..."

Then the office door from the hall opened about a foot, a fat head in a gaunt bonnet protruded through the crevice, having rather a decapitated look, and a deep inflectionless voice said:

"Excuse me introodin', Doctor, I'm sure, but your sick here raskin' me kin they see you soon."

"In five minutes precisely ..."

Morning sunshine streamed through the unwashen windows. V. Vivian had risen in the ardor of his argument. Quite a different-looking man from the Commissioner he was observed to be, tall where the Commissioner was thick, eager where

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