Coffee Breaks Short Stories And Poems

Author: Bett Taylor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483607615
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You sit there every night, feet raised by the hand operated mechanism on the
side of your lounge chair. ... You check the TV guide, then your watch to see
when the real make-believe will come on . . . not for another thirty minutes. ... for
him at the carnage. Best he sleeps through it she thinks. She wishes she could
sleep through it and it would all be a dream. Time passes. She knows he likes the
next show, so says his name loudly and he jolts awake and pretends he hadn't
dozed off at ...

The Greatest Christmas Novels Short Stories Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026848179
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And then for half an hour, despite the rich quality of our paraphernalia, that little
boy and I indulged in a glorious game of real plebeian miggs, and it was a joy to
see how quickly his stiff little fingers relaxed and adapted themselves to the uses
of his eye, which was as accurate ... It needed only a little red ink on the carpet to
reproduce in miniature a scene of great carnage, but I shall never forget the
expression of mingled joy and regret on his countenance as those creatures went
down.

A Darzit Voice Poems And Stories From A Dorset Man

Author: Beau Parke
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1411694481
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Our village side, Lytchett Red Triangle, had won Division 3 (East) three years
running, so a decision had been made to go from 'Minor' class to 'Junior' and
enter Dorset League Division 2 for the first time. A Reserve side ... The Great War
of Fourteen-Eighteen had surely made that point; Those millions of deaths, that
awesome carnage, those broken, mutilated, blood-grimed bodies buried in the all
-consuming mud of Flanders; Surely no Government could risk that again! My
schoolboy ...

Arthur Conan Doyle Ultimate Collection 21 Novels 188 Short Stories 88 Poems 7 Plays Including Works On Spirituality Historical Writings Personal Memoirs Illustrated

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026877527
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The Sherlock Holmes Series, The Professor Challenger Books, The Brigadier
Gerard Stories, The White Company, The Great Shadow, Mystery of Cloomber,
Beyond The City, A History of the Great War... Arthur Conan Doyle ... “In refusing
to commit yourself you are but showing a proper scientific reserve,” said
Challenger, with massive condescension. “I am not myself ... I have already
expressed my anticipation that something of the sort might exist upon this plateau
.” “We have to bear ...

The Greatest Christmas Tales Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026872363
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230+ Stories, Poems & Carols: The Gift of the Magi, The Mistletoe Bough, A
Christmas Carol, A Letter from Santa Claus, The Old Woman Who Lived in a
Shoe, The Fir Tree, The Christmas Angel¦ Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, O.
Henry, Beatrix Potter, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, ... "I want some playing
now," he said gleefully, as I informed him that he had beaten me out of my boots
at one of my best games. "Show me what you were doing with those soldiers
when I came in.

The Greatest Christmas Stories Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026848462
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"I've got lots more of these stored away in my toycloset," he went on, "but I never
knew that you could do such things as this with them." "But what did you think
they were for?" I asked. "Why—just to—to keep," he said hesitatingly. "Wait a
minute," said I, wheeling a couple of cannon off to a distance of a yard from the
passing troops. "I'll show you something else you can do with them." I loaded
both cannon to the muzzle with dried pease, and showed him how to shoot. "Now
," said I, "fire!

The Big Christmas Basket 200 Christmas Novels Stories Poems Carols Illustrated

Author: Phebe A. Curtiss
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8027301289
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"I've got lots more of these stored away in my toycloset," he went on, "but I never
knew that you could do such things as this with them." "But what did you think
they were for?" I asked. "Why—just to—to keep," he said hesitatingly. "Wait a
minute," said I, wheeling a couple of cannon off to a distance of a yard from the
passing troops. "I'll show you something else you can do with them." I loaded
both cannon to the muzzle with dried pease, and showed him how to shoot. "Now
," said I, "fire!

The Greatest Christmas Novels Tales Poems Illustrated

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026872355
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"I want some playing now," he said gleefully, as I informed him that he had
beaten me out of my boots at one of my best games. "Show me what you were
doing with those soldiers when I came in." "All right," said I, obeying with alacrity.
"First, we'll ... on the carpet to reproduce in miniature a scene of great carnage,
but I shall never forget the expression of mingled joy and regret on his
countenance as those creatures went down. "Don't you like it, son?" I asked. "I
don't know," he said, ...

Mary De Clifford A Story Interspersed With Many Poems By S E Brydges

Author: Sir Egerton Brydges
Publisher:
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Long have I liv'd to bear the fad difgrace While new-born villains trod in Merit's
place; Scen Honor's feat to modest Right denied, While thick with knaves and
fools it was fupplied ; Seen rapid Wealth, in blsod and carnage won, Sport its
undaunted fplendors to the fun, While with furrounding pomp it still beguiles The
meek claim that it robs, of courteous finiles. Yes, ye lov'd ancient towers, your day
is pait ; Around your walls no Eastern riches cast Their circling glory; nor with
glorious ...

A Love Story Beginning In Spanish

Author: Judith Ortiz Cofer
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820327426
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Poems Judith Ortiz Cofer. Long sentences leave us breathless and tired.
Sustained tension results quickly in exhaustion. The heart beats and rests; the
lungs fill and subside. The possibility of a declaration of war. There is nothing
anybody can ... Nothing anybody can do. Scenes of chaos and destruction. Late
in the afternoon. In the general world of matter. The real carnage was concealed.
A woman grabbed my hand. With warplanes overhead. Smoke and debris
blotting out the sun.