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The Desert and the Sown

By Foote, Mary Hallock

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Title: The Desert and the Sown  
Author: Foote, Mary Hallock
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Excerpt: I. A COUNCIL OF THE ELDERS. It was an evening of sudden mildness following a dry October gale. The colonel had miscalculated the temperature by one log?only one, he declared, but that had proved a pitchy one, and the chimney bellowed with flame. From end to end the room was alight with it, as if the stored?up energies of a whole pine?tree had been sacrificed in the consumption of that four?foot stick.

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Table of Contents: The Desert and The Sown, 1 -- Mary Hallock Foote, 1 -- I. A COUNCIL OF THE ELDERS, 1 -- II. INTRODUCING A SON?IN?LAW, 5 -- III. THE INITIAL LOVE, 7 -- IV. A MAN THAT HAD A WELL IN HIS OWN COURT, 11 -- V. DISINHERITED, 16 -- VI. AN APPEAL TO NATURE, 21 -- VII. MARKING TIME, 23 -- VIII. A HUNTER'S DIARY, 27 -- IX. THE POWER OF WEAKNESS, 30 -- X. THE WHITE PERIL, 32 -- XI. A SEARCHING OF HEARTS, 35 -- XII. THE BLOOD?WITE, 41 -- XIII. CURTAIN, 45 -- XIV. KIND INQUIRIES, 47 -- XV. A BRIDEGROOM OF SNOW, 53 -- XVI. THE NATURE OF AN OATH, 57 -- XVII. THE HIDDEN TRAIL, 63 -- XVIII. THE STAR IN THE EAST, 65 -- XIX. PILGRIMS AND STRANGERS, 67 -- XX. A STATION IN THE DESERT, 72 -- XXI. INJURIOUS REPORTS CONCERNING AN OLD HOUSE, 76 -- XXII. THE CASE STRIKES IN, 83 -- XXIII. RESTIVENESS, 86 -- XXIV. INDIAN SUMMER, 89 -- XXV. THE FELL FROST, 94 -- XXVI. PEACE TO THIS HOUSE, 96 -- The Desert and The Sown -- i

 

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