The Best Man Edith Wharton

ISBN: 9781482058437

Published: January 23rd 2013

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36 pages


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The Best Man  by  Edith Wharton

The Best Man by Edith Wharton
January 23rd 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 36 pages | ISBN: 9781482058437 | 4.80 Mb

DUSK had fallen, and the circle of light shed by the lamp of Governor Mornways writing-table just rescued from the surrounding dimness his own imposing bulk, thrown back in a deep chair in the lounging attitude habitual to him at that hour. When theMoreDUSK had fallen, and the circle of light shed by the lamp of Governor Mornways writing-table just rescued from the surrounding dimness his own imposing bulk, thrown back in a deep chair in the lounging attitude habitual to him at that hour.

When the Governor of Midsylvania rested he rested completely. Five minutes earlier he had been bowed over his office desk, an Atlas with the State on his shoulders- now, his working hours over, he had the air of a man who has spent his day in desultory pleasure, and means to end it in the enjoyment of a good dinner. This freedom from care threw into relief the hovering fidgetiness of his sister, Mrs. Nimick, who, just outside the circle of lamplight, haunted the warm gloom of the hearth, from which the wood fire now and then sent up an exploring flash into her face.



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