Their Yesterdays

Their Yesterdays

By

4
(1 Review)
Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright

Published:

1912

Pages:

170

Downloads:

896

Share This

Their Yesterdays

By

4
(1 Review)
A little boy crawled under a hedge and saw a little girl, and they became playmates. Then the families moved away, and their paths do not cross again, although their thoughts drift back to each other and those childhood days. Then, as by a common impulse, each is drawn back to the old spot where they first met, and after that they are lonesome no longer.

Book Excerpt

Yesterdays, anything.

So, even as the man, the boy had dreamed. But the man did not think of it in that way--the dreams of his manhood were too real.

Then in his Yesterdays would come, also, the putting of his dreams into action, for the play of children, even as the works of men, are only dreams in action after all. The quiet orchard became a vast and pathless forest wherein lurked wild beasts and savage men ready to pounce upon the daring hunter; or, perhaps, it was an enchanted wood with lords and ladies imprisoned in the trees while in the carriage house--which was not a carriage house at all but a great castle--a cruel giant held captive their beautiful princess. The haymow was a robbers' cave wherein great wealth of booty was stored; the garden, a desert island on which lived the poor castaway. And many a long summer hour the bold captain clung to the rigging of his favorite apple tree ship and gazed out over the waving meadow sea, or the general of the army, on his rail fence war horse,

More books by Harold Bell Wright

(view all)
Alfred Wurr - Fun, Exciting Sci-fi/fantasy Adventure
FEATURED AUTHOR - Alfred Wurr is a Canadian author, video game and software developer, computer scientist, and former Olympic wrestler.  As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about his book, Phantom Frost. Please give us a short introduction to what Phantom Frost is about. In 1983 Nevada, an amnesic snow being, haunted by visions of impending doom, must evade the government agents that hunt him. He’s got to keep a low profile and stay cool in a too-hot world as he seeks out an ancient chamber that may hold… Read more