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2 edition of bent twig found in the catalog.

bent twig

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

bent twig

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dorothy Canfield.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.F53 B2, PS3511.I7416 B2
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 480 p.
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6604379M
LC Control Number18000227
OCLC/WorldCa1997536

All these august victims of family despotism associated as little as possible with the common rabble of their fellow-students, and accepted invitations only from such faculty families as were recognized by the inner circle of the town society. The following day, early in the morning, I received a call from Father Dwier. The other major issue So it happened that the Marshall children heard no forebodings about the future, but only heated statements of what seemed to their father the right of a teacher to say what he believed. So I offered to be one of the volunteers in a corps that was organized to assist those men.

Only to look at Aunt Victoria was a bright revelation of elegance and grace. Sass 'em back, why don't you? This made them both laugh, the delicious silly laugh of childhood. Yes, with low-cut suede shoes, fastening with two big smoked-pearl buttons.

Sometimes they stayed to the next meal and helped wash up the dishes afterwards. Bauermeister in everyday life a well-to-do wholesale plumber was second violin; Professor Marshall played the viola, and old Professor Kennedy bent his fine, melancholy face over the 'cello. This stirred him to an ungracious laugh. In the kitchen was an enormous old negro woman, always good-natured, always smelling of whiskey. You can have a better understanding of how to use your dream wisdom in everyday life.


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His wife remarked that Victoria had asked her to tell him something, but, acting on her inviolable principle that nothing must interfere with the cheerful peace of mealtime, said nothing more to him until after they had finished the big plate of purple grapes from her garden, with which the meal ended.

Nemeth retired, having spent forty years teaching college-level mathematics. It had been an exciting drama to the Marshall children as long as it lasted. Professor Marshall, sitting at the head of the table, talked faster and louder than any one else, throwing the ball to his especial favorite, brilliant young Professor Saunders, who tossed it back with a sureness and felicity of phrase which he had learned nowhere but in this give-and-take.

Marshall's remarks--but they were apt to have a dry humor, and almost always when she had said her brief say? Judith burst into angry expressions of wrath over the incompleteness of the cave which she and Arnold had been excavating together. They did not know, not even Sylvia, for many years, that the West Side was the quite unfashionable part of town.

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Please call before going to store. If she could have moved, she, too, would have run away, although the idea that she ought to do so did not occur to her. This made them both laugh, the delicious silly laugh of childhood.

Written in and set in a small state college town in Vermont, it explored many different aspects of a young woman's growth to adulthood. Judith ran up, blazing with rage, and pulled at Camilla's arm.

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The interior looked like the realized dream of a professional incendiary. Come, Margery; come, Eleanor. He informed me that one of his regular faculty members had taken ill and would be disabled for the remainder of the semester.

We led a very happy life. After working all day at the agency, I would find relaxation in taking an evening course in mathematics. Here in a suite of four much-decorated rooms, which seemed unutterably elegant to Sylvia, the travelers slept, and ate most of their meals, making their trips out to the Marshall house in a small, neat, open carriage, which, although engaged at a livery-stable by Mrs.

There was not a Jew in the school, because there were almost none in that quarter of town, and, for quite another reason, not a single negro child. It did not seem strange to them that instead of living in a small rented house on a closely built-up street near the campus in the section of the city occupied by the other faculty families, they lived in a rambling, large-roomed old farmhouse with five acres of land around it, on the edge of the West Side.

Sylvia came down the stairs slowly and took her seat in the carriage beside Aunt Victoria with none of her usual demonstrative show of pleasure. The next morning there was no arrival, even tardy, of the visitors from the hotel. I arranged my choices in the order of geographical preference by section of the country.

It was into this undistinguished and plebeian mediocrity that the Marshall children were introduced when they began going to school. And yet it was in connection with this very quartet that she had her first shocked vision of how her home-life appeared to other people.

She once chanced, when she was about eight years old, to go with her father on a Saturday to his office at the University, where he had forgotten some papers necessary for his seminar. Dean Mother Brady received a glowing letter of reference from Brother Alfred, and so I had no difficulty securing the position at Manhattanville College.

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