5 edition of A Waif of the Plains found in the catalog.
|Statement||Blue Unicorn Editions|
|Publishers||Blue Unicorn Editions|
|LC Classifications||February 20, 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 74 p. :|
|Number of Pages||83|
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"D'ye mean to say"--it was wonderful how gratuitously husky his voice became at this moment--"d'ye mean ter tell me ye didn't set on them Injins to wipe out the Silsbees, so that ye could hev an out-an'-out gal ORFEN on hand fer Mrs.
Here follows a picturesque scene between two children of the camp, showing their strong affection for each other. Yet it seemed only a moment afterwards that he awoke with a faint consciousness of some arrested motion.
He crept back to the couch again. Perhaps she had been instinctively conscious of the boy's sudden fears. One of the figures here bore away and impetuously darted forward again.
Yet something that the verses had kindled in his active imagination, perhaps, rather than an illustration of the verses themselves, at times brightened his gray eyes, became tremulous in his youthful voice, and I fear occasionally incoherent on his lips.
In this sense waif is roughly synonymous withalthough the latter term is generally associated with isolation; a waif in the nautical sense usually indicates a survivor of a marine disaster who has fallen into the care or custody of others. She would awaken soon enough to thirst and hunger, perhaps, and then what was he to do?
He was so small beside this overgrown monster. Literary waifs are frequently depicted with a frail appearance, although such A Waif of the Plains aspects are not inherent in the term. Peyton, dusty and dismounted, with a strange, abstracted look in his face.
Nevertheless, in spite of these favorable commercial conditions, the market seemed dull. These events had passed too quickly for the inexperienced boy to have felt any active fear, or indeed anything but wild excitement and confusion. The term "waif" was seemingly ubiquitous in the 1990s, with fashion and models such as and on the runways and in advertisements. A terrible revulsion of feeling, a sudden sense of remorse that was for the moment more awful than even his previous fear, overcame him.
Considering her no longer his equal, he was no longer frank with her. Once or twice his head dropped. The boy here promptly upset the counter; the rolled-up blanket which had deceitfully represented the desirable sheeting falling on the wagon floor.
" "Who trembled with fear at your frown? This novel features an exciting action-adventure story by Bret Harte, renowned documenter of pioneer life in the American West. Peyton's lap, she continued rapidly, "I kin dance. Spine may show signs of wear.
He fixed his gaze with half-hysterical, childish fury on those lurid eyes; he did not know that, owing to the strange magnifying power of the bull's convex pupils, he, Clarence, appeared much bigger than he really was to the brute's heavy consciousness, the distance from him most deceptive, and that it was to this fact that hunters so often owed their escape.